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Alexandri Magni vita et res gestae

Alexandri Magni vita et res gestae, written in the 16th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Auct. T. 5. 21
Extents: 121 Leaves
Dates: written in the 16th century
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Archive of Hugh Ottaway

A collection of Hugh Ottaway's writings on music, including biographies of composers, 1933-1979, n.d.
Extents: 5.5 Linear metres (39 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1933-1979, n.d.
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Biography of James Bevan

Typewritten biography of Bevan, written by his grandson, Gerald Halden, c1995.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2270
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: c1995
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Braun Family Archive

Correspondence and papers of the Braun Family, including papers of Thomas Braun (1935-2008), classicist and Fellow and Dean of Merton College, and family history research material.
Extents: 37.0 Linear metres (221 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1685-2016
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Extracts from medieval manuscripts relating to early English history, copied in the second half of the 17th cent., partly from earlier 17th-cent. collections

Extracts from medieval manuscripts relating to early English history, copied in the second half of the 17th century, partly from earlier 17th-cent. collections.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. misc. c. 52
Extents: 325 Leaves
Dates: second half of the 17th century
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'La dissolution du Mariage d'entre Henry 4e Roy de France ... et Margueritte de France ...'

'La dissolution du Mariage d'entre Henry 4e Roy de France ... et Margueritte de France ...'
Shelfmark: MS. Add. D. 34
Extents: 147 Leaves
Dates: Written in the 17th century
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A Life of sir Thomas More

A Life of sir Thomas More, written in or soon after 1599.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 112
Extents: 131 Leaves
Dates: written in or soon after 1599
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Memoirs of Wilfred J. Plumbe

Typescript memoirs, c1985, entitled African Morning: Adventures in Nigeria & Sudan.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2275
Extents: 249 pp.
Dates: c1985
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Memoirs of Yvonne Fox

The Years Between, a typescript memoir dealing with her family, social and religious life, and with her later work as a teacher training college lecturer, covering the period 1945-1960; Bawku, carbon copy of a typescript memoir relating to period in the Gold Coast from 1939.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: [c1939-1960]
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Paper on Gladstone at the Colonial Office, 1846

Paper entitled Gladstone at the Colonial Office, 1846, by Professor Alan Shaw of Monash University, presented at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Australian Studies Centre, 1986.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 543
Extents: 16 ff.
Dates: 1986
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Papers of Charles Richard M. O'Brien

Copies of letters, in diary form, 1900-1902, including regimental experiences, South African War, January-June 1900, as President of the Military Tribunal in Johannesburg, June 1900-April 1901, the Johannesburg Civil Police, May 1901- May 1902; with illustrations, photographs and press cuttings.
Shelfmark: Micr. Afr. 431
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1900-1902
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Papers of Frank Thomas Russell

Detailed memoirs of service, 1930-1973.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 1939
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1930-1973
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Papers of J. R. Granville Bantock

Letters home, diaries, reports, photographs and press cuttings relating to service in the Ceylon Police Force, 1920-1939.
Extents: 3 boxes, 1 volume
Dates: 1920-1939
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Papers of John William Ferris

Nothing to Declare, the story of his service in the Royal Air Force and as Executive Officer in Hong Kong, 1947-1967; Semper Paratus, the story of his service in the Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force; On the Record, a volume of Hong Kong press cuttings, etc.
Extents: 1 volume, 1 box
Dates: [1947-1967]
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Papers of Lieut.-Colonel Basil Maurice de Quehen

Notes by de Quehen on his early life in the Channel Islands, South Africa and Rhodesia; article by de Quehen about his experiences in the Middle East; photocopy of a letter to Mary Rixon (later Mrs. de Quehen) about Muyenyezi and the part he played in leading the British columns in the Ndebele campaign.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2219
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1997, 20th century
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Papers of Mary Marquand

Photocopied typescript and manuscript of Him now; a Solomon Islands honeymoon, reminiscences of life as the wife of a colonial officer, 1946, with part of a re-write, 1949-1950.
Shelfmark: MSS. Pac. s. 99
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1946-1950
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Papers of Patrick Brian Sweeney

Typescript autobiography and papers relating to service as a customs officer in India, Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, Somaliland and Aden, 1933-1965.
Extents: 1 volume, 1 box
Dates: 1933-1965
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Papers of Ralph N. Mann

Letters home, 1954-1958, with correspondence relating to research into the lives of Button Gwinnett, President of Georgia and signatory of the Declaration of Independence, and of Elias Vanderhorst, British Consul in the USA (d. 1816).
Shelfmark: MSS. W. Ind. s. 50
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1954-1958
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Papers of R.E.N. Smith

Six chapters of Smith's memoirs, c1987, relating to his probationer cadetship at Oxford, 1948-1950 and service in Nyasaland, 1950-1961; with curriculum vitae.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2277
Extents: 58 ff.
Dates: c1987
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Papers of Revd. Henry Clarke (1)

Five volumes of The Journal of Henry Clarke, comprising a typescript version of an autobiography written by the Revd. Clarke with reference to his diaries of 1847-1897; two volumes of typed transcripts of his letters, 1855-1876; three volumes containing photocopies of his letters, 1877-1888.
Extents: 10 Volumes
Dates: 1847-1897

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Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 5
17th century 3
16th century 2
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Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration 2
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Biography 2
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 2
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 2
18th century 1
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Africa, Southern -- Biography 1
Antigua and Barbuda -- History -- 18th century 1
Antigua and Barbuda -- History -- 19th century 1
Australia -- History -- 1788-1900 1
Barbados -- History -- 20th century 1
Berlin (Germany) -- Intellectual life 1
Brunei -- History -- 20th century 1
Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 1
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Civil service -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Biography 1
Colonial administrators -- Malawi -- Biography 1
Colonial administrators' wives -- Great Britain -- Biography 1
Colonial administrators' wives -- Solomon Islands -- Biography 1
Composers -- Correspondence 1
Composers -- England -- Biography 1
Composers -- Germany -- Biography 1
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- South Africa -- Johannesburg 1
Education -- Jamaica -- History -- 19th century 1
Education -- Nigeria -- History 1
Explorers -- Africa, Southern -- Biography 1
France -- History 1
Genealogy 1
Georgia -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Biography 1
Georgia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Biography 1
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History 1
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 1
Germany -- History -- 19th Century 1
Germany -- History -- 20th century 1
Ghana -- History -- 20th century 1
Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- Biography 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- Biography 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Australia 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Canada 1
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Great Britain. Colonial Office -- History 1
Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Biography 1
Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Far East Air Force -- History 1
Great Britain.Customs and Excise -- Officials and employees -- Biography 1
Greece -- History 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany 1
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 1
Illegitimacy -- Jamaica 1
Immigrants -- Jamaica -- History 1
India -- History -- 20th century 1
Inventors -- Biography 1
Jamaica -- History -- To 1962 1
Jamaica -- Politics and government 1
Jews -- Germany -- Berlin -- History 1
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1800-1933 1
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 1
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 1
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Lesotho -- History -- 20th century 1
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Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960 1
Nigeria -- History -- 20th century 1
Photographs 1
Police -- South Africa -- History 1
Police -- Sri Lanka -- Biography 1
Quakers 1
Refugees--Germany--Biography 1
Sahara -- Description and travel 1
Saints 1
Sarawak -- History -- 20th century 1
Singapore -- History -- 20th century 1
Solomon Islands -- History -- 20th century 1
Somalia -- History -- 20th century 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, British 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain 1
Spain -- History 1
Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century 1
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Indexed names
Aldhelm | c. 639-709 | Saint | Bishop of Sherborne 1
Alexander III | 356-323 BC | known as Alexander the Great | King of Macedon 1
Bantock | J.R. Granville | fl 1920-1939 | colonial police officer 1
Bede | 672/3-735 | Saint 1
Bevan | James | 1828-1917 | entrepreneur explorer 1
Braun | Helene Margarete Hedwig Hildburg | 1910-2004 | née Weber 1
Braun | Konrad Ernst Leonard | 1896-1969 | lawyer and judge, Quaker scholar 1
Braun | Thomas Felix Rudolf Gerhard | 1935-2008 | classicist and Dean of Merton College, Oxford 1
Church of England | Jamaica | Clergy | Biography 1
Clarke | Henry | 1828-1907 | Church of England clergyman and politician 1
Codrington | family | 1700-1869 | baronets | Antigua and Barbuda 1
Ferris | John William | 1920-1992 | airman and colonial administrator 1
Fox | Yvonne | fl 1939-1960 | wife of S.A. Fox, colonial administrator 1
Germanus | Saint 1
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | Statesman 1
Gwinnett | Button | [1735]-1777 | President of Georgia signatory of the American Declaration of Independence 1
Halden | Gerald | fl c1995 | biographer? 1
Henri IV | 1553-1610 | King of France and Navarre 1
Herbert | Sir | Thomas | 1606-1682 | first baronet | traveller and government official 1
Mann | R N | fl 1954-1958 | schoolteacher 1
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Language
Czech 1
English 21
French 2
German 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Hebrew 1
Latin 2
Polish 1
Spanish; Castilian 1