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The Abinger Papers

Correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families, chiefly William Godwin (1756-1836), philosopher and author; with the correspondence and papers of his family, including his wife, the novelist and essayist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97); daughter, the author Mary Shelley (1797-1851); her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822); and Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley's son Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819-89), and his wife, Jane, Lady Shelley (d. 1899)
Extents: 206 shelfmarks
Dates: 1780-1937
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'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX'

'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX'
Shelfmark: MS. Fairfax 39
Extents: 96 pages
Dates: Written in 1649 by J. Raymond
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'Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries of the Laws of England'

'Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries of the Laws of England.'
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 172
Extents: 137 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1770-1780
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'An Abstract of the Names of the People called Quakers lately convicted as Popish Recusants...'

'An Abstract of the Names of the People called Quakers lately convicted as Popish Recusants...'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 1 (R)
Extents: 1 roll
Dates: Written about A.D. 1660-1670
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Account by Ralph Straus of a conversation between himself and H. G. Wells about the attacks on The New Machiavelli

Account by Ralph Straus of a conversation between himself and H. G. Wells about the attacks on The New Machiavelli
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 342
Extents: 8 Leaves
Dates: c. 1910
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An account of sir Thomas Bodley's negotiations in the Netherlands

An account of sir Thomas Bodley's negotiations in the Netherlands
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 46
Extents: 50 Leaves
Dates: Written in about 1597 (?)
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An account of the Church of St. James, Cowley, Oxon

An account of the Church of St. James, Cowley, Oxon, written in A.D. 1876 by H. Hurst.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. c. 71
Extents: 62 Leaves
Dates: written in A.D. 1876 by H. Hurst
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Account of the proceedings of the Tusculan Society, a London literary and debating society

Account of the proceedings of the Tusculan Society, a London literary and debating society
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 261
Extents: 80 Leaves
Dates: Jan 1739-Feb 1742
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'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia...'

'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia...'
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon c. 1
Extents: 63 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1814
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Accounts and diary of sir John North etc.

Accounts and diary of sir John North etc.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 193
Extents: 93 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1575-1589 in three hands
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Accounts, notes, plans, etc.

Accounts, notes, plans, etc.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Surrey e. 3
Extents: 139 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1827-1833, chiefly by J. B. Nichols
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Accounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations

ccounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 192
Extents: 30 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1740-1750
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Accounts of rent and taxes relating to a malthouse in Kingsbury st.

Accounts of rent and taxes relating to a malthouse in Kingsbury st.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Wilts d. 1
Extents: 25 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1734-1776, chiefly by J. Pocock
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Additional correspondence of Maria Edgeworth and family

Letters of the engineer, inventor and educationist Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744-1817) and his daughter, the writer Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), 1763-1849.
Shelfmark: MS. 6408
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1763-1849
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Additional Papers of Edmond Malone

Additional Papers of Edmond Malone, including private papers and literary pieces.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1690-1817
Collection

Additional papers of Henry Wentworth Acland and his daughter Sarah Angelina Acland

Commonplace book of H.W. Acland and visitors' book of S.A. Acland.
Extents: 0.11 linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1852-1886
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Agreement between Alexander Pope and Bernard Lintot

Agreement between Alexander Pope and Bernard Lintot, 23 March 1714.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. a. 6
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 23 March 1714-1720
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Album containing water-colours, mainly of landscapes, with a few verses and engravings

Album containing water-colours, mainly of landscapes, with a few verses and engravings, 19th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. d. 33
Extents: 56 Leaves
Dates: 19th century
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Album entitled 'Decorative design' by Frances A. Gunning

Album entitled 'Decorative design' by Frances A. Gunning
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 717
Extents: 113 Leaves
Dates: 1857-1875
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Album of Louisa Powles (later Mrs. Matthew Plummer) containing verse and sketches

Album of Louisa Powles (later Mrs. Matthew Plummer) containing verse and sketches
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 181
Extents: 124 Leaves
Dates: 1827-1836

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Indexed subjects
Literature 584
20th century 319
19th century 277
18th century 202
17th century 181
Poetry 99
English literature -- 20th century 95
16th century 62
Religion 59
Letters 56
English literature 54
Poets 45
21st century 34
Literature -- Translations 34
History 32
Antiquarians 30
English literature -- 19th century 30
Church 26
Literature -- 20th century 21
Religious literature, English 20
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Authors 19
Classical literature 19
English poetry 19
English poetry -- 20th century 18
Theology 18
Books 17
Children's literature 17
x - 15th century 17
Correspondence 16
Diaries 16
Sermons 16
Playwriting -- Drama 15
Royal family 14
Authors -- 20th century 13
Essays 13
Ireland 13
Manuscripts 13
Oxford (England) 13
Novelists 12
Biography 11
Latin literature 11
London (England) 11
English literature -- 18th century 10
Law 10
Music 10
Poems 10
Northamptonshire (England) 9
x - 14th century 9
Antiquities 8
Authors, Classical 8
Literary criticism 8
Political satire 8
Politics and Government 8
Academic writing 7
Accounts 7
Greek literature 7
Lectures and lecturing 7
Novelists -- 20th century 7
Oxfordshire (England) 7
x - 13th century 7
Authors -- 19th century 6
Bible 6
Bodleian Library 6
Church of England -- Clergy 6
Commonplace books 6
Drama 6
England 6
Norfolk (England) 6
Prayers 6
x - 12th century 6
Basque literature 5
Bibliography 5
Catholic Church 5
Diaries -- 20th century 5
English literature -- 17th century 5
Letters -- 20th century 5
Liturgies 5
Medicine 5
Publishers and publishing 5
Scholars 5
War poetry 5
Administration of estates 4
Art 4
Autographs 4
China -- History 4
Cornwall (England) 4
Drawings 4
English poetry -- 21st century 4
Engraving 4
Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 4
Great Britain -- Topography 4
Illumination of books and manuscripts 4
Lexicography 4
Library catalogs 4
Poetry -- 20th century 4
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 4
Scotland 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
x - 11th century 4
Anthropology 3
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Indexed names
Lewis| Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 28
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 8
University of Oxford 8
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 7
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist 7
Dodgson | Edward Spencer | 1857-1922 | Bascologist 6
Edgeworth | Maria | 1768-1849 | novelist and educationist 6
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | Antiquary and Editor 5
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 5
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 5
Tolkien | John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | philologist and author 5
Bandinel | Bulkeley | 1781-1861 | Bodley's Librarian 4
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | Author 4
Douce | Francis | 1757-1834 | Antiquary 4
Edgeworth family | Edgeworthstown 4
Godwin | William | 1756–1836 | writer 4
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 4
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | known as Lawrence of Arabia | soldier, author 4
Lewis | John | 1675-1747 | Antiquary 4
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 4
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Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 4
Pym | Barbara Mary Crampton | 1913-1980 | Novelist 4
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 4
Williams | Charles | 1886-1945 | author 4
Acland | Sir | Henry Wentworth | 1815-1900 | 1st Baronet | physician 3
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 3
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 3
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 3
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 3
Chapman | Robert William | 1881-1960 | English Scholar and Editor 3
Clark | Andrew | 1854-1922 | Clergyman and Antiquary 3
Coghill | Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer | 1899-1980 | literary historian 3
Collier | John Payne | 1789-1883 | Shakespearean scholar and forger, antiquary, and journalist 3
Edgeworth | Richard Lovell | 1744–1817 | inventor 3
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | writer and secretary of the Bank of England 3
Greene | Henry Graham | 1904-1991 | novelist 3
Hooper | Walter McGehee | b.1931 | literary advisor 3
Malone | Edmond | 1741-1812 | Critic and Author 3
Murdoch | Dame | Iris | 1919-1999 | novelist and philosopher 3
Neve | Peter Le | 1661-1729 | herald and antiquary 3
Newman | John Henry | 1801-1890 | theologian and cardinal 3
Nicholson | Edward Williams Byron | 1849-1912 | Bodley's Librarian, Poet, and Celtic and Biblical Scholar 3
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet 3
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 3
Raleigh | Sir | Walter | 1861-1922 | Knight | Literary scholar and historian 3
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 3
Sidney | Sir | Philip | 1554-1586 | Knight | Soldier, statesman, and poet 3
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 3
Swift | Jonathan | 1667-1745 | Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, satirist 3
Swinburne | Algernon Charles | 1837-1909 | poet 3
Tanner | Thomas | 1674-1735 | Bishop of St Asaph and antiquary 3
Wells | Herbert George | 1866-1946 | novelist 3
Woolner | Thomas | 1825-1892 | Sculptor and Poet 3
Acland | Sarah Angelina | 1849-1930 | Fellow of Royal Photographic Society and Royal Society of Arts 2
Aldiss | Brian Wilson | 1925-2017 | writer 2
Alighieri | Dante | 1265-1321 | poet 2
Barfield | Owen | 1898-1997 | author and poet 2
Baynes | Pauline Diana | 1922-2008 | illustrator 2
Belloc | Joseph Hilaire Pierre | 1870-1953 | writer and historian 2
Blunt | Wilfrid Scawen | 1840-1922 | poet and writer 2
Bodley | Sir | Thomas | 1545-1613 | Knight | diplomat, scholar, and founder of the Bodleian Library 2
Burton | Edward | 1794-1836 | Professor of Divinity 2
Carew | Thomas | 1594-1640 | Poet 2
Cary | Arthur Joyce Lunel | 1888-1957 | Author 2
Chambers | Edmund Kerchever | 1866-1954 | Sir | Knight and English Scholar 2
Codrington | Robert | 1601/2-1665 | Translator and writer 2
Coles | Jenny | nee Joseph | 1932-2018 | writer 2
Coppard | Alfred Edgar | 1878-1957 | writer 2
Cornwell | David John Moore | 1931-2020 | writer, pseudonym John le Carré 2
Crabbe | George | 1754-1832 | Poet 2
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English scholar 2
Deneke | Helena Clara | 1878-1973 | German scholar 2
Dodds | Eric Robertson | 1893-1979 | classical scholar 2
Donne | John | 1573-1631 | Dean of St Paul's, poet 2
Dugdale | Sir | William | 1605-1686 | Knight | antiquary and herald 2
Elmsley | Peter | 1773-1825 | Classical Scholar 2
Fairfax | Thomas | 1612-1671 | 3rd Baron Fairfax | politician, general, and Parliamentary commander-in-chief during the English Civil War 2
Gibson | Wilfrid Wilson | 1878-1962 | Georgian poet 2
Gilpin | William | 1724-1804 | Clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer 2
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | statesman 2
Gosse | Sir | Edmund William | 1849-1928 | Knight | poet, biographer and literary critic 2
Grahame (née Thomson) | Elspeth | 1862–1946 2
Grahame | Elspeth S | 1862-1946 2
Greene | Vivien | 1904-2003 | collector 2
Herbert | Sir | Henry | bap. 1594-d. 1673 | Knight | Master of the revels 2
Hickes | George | 1642-1715 | Dean of Worcester, nonjuror, philologist and antiquary 2
Hillier | Bevis | b. 1940 | author 2
Hurst | Herbert | 1834-? 1914 | Oxford Antiquary 2
Johnson | Jane | 1706-1759 | of Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire 2
Johnson | Samuel | 1709-1784 | Author and lexicographer 2
Jonson | Benjamin | c. 1573-1637 | poet 2
Kipling | Rudyard | 1865-1936 | writer 2
Lambert | Catherine | nee Read | b. 1918 | vocal coach 2
Lambert | Jack Walter | 1917-1985 | literary critic and editor 2
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | intelligence officer and author 2
Lewis | Cecil | Day- | 1904-1972 | poet and novelist 2
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 2
Montgomery | Robert Bruce | 1921-1978 | Composer and writer as Edmund Crispin 2
Moore | Edward | 1835-1916 | Principal of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford 2
More | Sir | Thomas | 1478-1535 | Saint | lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr 2
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Language
Latin 80
French 27
Italian 19
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 16
German 15
Greek, Modern (1453-) 7
Spanish; Castilian 6
Dutch; Flemish 5
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 4
Irish 4
Cornish 3
Portuguese 3
Welsh 3
Basque 2
Danish 2
Multiple languages 2
Arabic 1
Basa 1
Chinese 1
Coptic 1