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27 negative photostats of John Keats', autograph draft of Otho the Great. Acts IV, scene 2 – V, scene 5

27 negative photostats of John Keats', autograph draft of Otho the Great. Acts IV, scene 2 – V, scene 5.
Shelfmark: MS. facs. b. 81
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1819
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41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother

41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother, probably about 1925, in a notebook.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. e. 153
Extents: 77 Leaves
Dates: c. 1925
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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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Account by Sir Robert de Zouche Hall of Mary Kingsley and Sir Matthew Nathan

Account by Sir Robert de Zouche Hall of Mary Kingsley and Sir Matthew Nathan
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 652, fols. 106-116
Extents: 11 Leaves
Dates: 1963
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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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Album of manuscript verse

Album of manuscript verse, c.1840s.
Shelfmark: MS. 22663
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c.1844-1848
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Amended typescript of Paddington Goes to Town by Michael Bond

Amended typescript of Paddington Goes to Town by Michael Bond, c.1968.
Shelfmark: MS. 22073
Extents: 1 box (2 folders)
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1968-1997; c.1968
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'Apte and fit similes taken out of learned mens sermons in Oxford 1590: begin the xxiith of Aprill', possibly by Robert Cawdray

'Apte and fit similes taken out of learned mens sermons in Oxford 1590: begin the xxiith of Aprill', possibly by Robert Cawdray
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3400
Extents: 18 Leaves
Dates: 1590
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Archive of Anne Ridler and Vivian Ridler

Correspondence and papers of the poet and writer Anne Ridler (1912-2001) and her husband Vivian Ridler (1913-2009), printer to the Oxford University Press and founder of Perpetua Press.
Extents: 5.596 Linear metres (81 boxes)
Dates: 1836-2011, n.d.; Majority of material found within 1927 - 2011
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Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock

Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock
Extents: 4.03 Linear metres (71 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Archive of Bruce Montgomery 'Edmund Crispin'

Archive of Bruce Montgomery, (1921-1978), detective novelist writing under the pseudonym of Edmund Crispin, and composer in his own name.
Extents: 28.5 Linear metres (187 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1921-78
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Archive of C. Day-Lewis [pseudonym Nicholas Blake] and his wife Jill Balcon

The archive of the poet and novelist C. Day-Lewis [pseudonym Nicholas Blake] (1904-1972) and his wife, the actress Jill Balcon (1925-2009).
Extents: 9.3 Linear metres (66 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1928-2009; 1778-2009
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Archive of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin

Papers of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin (1940-1989), writer.
Extents: 18.92 Linear metres (175 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1963-1989
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Archive of Clara Sophie Deneke

Archive of Clara Sophie Deneke
Extents: 1.70 Linear metres (22 boxes)
Dates: 1882-1969
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Archive of Edith Teresa Noel-Hill (née Hulton), Lady Berwick

The Archive of Edith Teresa Noel-Hill (née Hulton), Lady Berwick.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: c.1937
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Archive of Edmund Clerihew Bentley

Archive of Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Extents: 2.11 Linear metres (29 boxes)
Dates: 1890-1955
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Archive of E.K. Chambers

Archive of E.K. Chambers, 1930
Extents: 0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1930
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Archive of E.R. Eddison

Archive of E.R. Eddison
Extents: 1.13 Linear metres (13 boxes)
Dates: 1892-1958
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Archive of Ethel Sidgwick

Archive of Ethel Sidgwick
Extents: 1.28 Linear metres (16 boxes)
Dates: 1876-1960
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Archive of Evelyn Sharp

Archive of Evelyn Sharp
Extents: 2.31 Linear metres (39 Boxes)
Dates: 1845-1955

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20th century 217
English literature 159
English literature -- 20th century 122
19th century 93
English literature -- 19th century 40
English Literature 37
18th century 36
Poetry 36
Humanities 34
Literature 34
Letters 29
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21st century 25
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Correspondence 18
Literature -- 20th century 17
English poetry -- 20th century 15
Authors -- 20th century 14
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Novelists -- 20th century 13
Poets 13
Children's literature 12
Religion 11
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English language 10
Novelists 8
Art 7
English literature -- 17th century 7
Lectures and lecturing 7
16th century 6
Manuscripts 6
Women authors, English -- 20th century 6
Commonplace books 5
Diaries 5
English poetry -- 19th century 5
Journalism 5
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Authors, English -- 20th century 4
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Drama 4
English literature -- 21st century 4
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Authors, English -- 19th century 3
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English literature -- 16th century 3
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Music 3
Novelists -- 19th century 3
Poetry -- 20th century 3
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Politics and Government 3
Theater 3
War poetry 3
x - 15th century 3
Art, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions 2
Art, British -- 21st century -- Exhibitions 2
Artists 2
Austen -- Jane -- 1775-1817 2
Biography 2
Books and reading 2
Calligraphy 2
Church Architecture | England 2
Dissertations, Academic 2
Drama -- 19th century 2
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England -- Television and Film -- 20th century 2
English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 2
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Germany 2
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Indexed names
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 43
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 8
Tolkien | John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | philologist and author 7
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 6
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 6
Williams | Charles | 1886-1945 | author 6
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | Soldier, Author, and Archaeologist known as Lawrence of Arabia 5
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | Author 4
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 4
Cary | Arthur Joyce Lunel | 1888-1957 | Author 4
Edgeworth family | Edgeworthstown 4
Edgeworth | Maria | 1768-1849 | novelist and educationist 4
Godwin | William | 1756–1836 | writer 4
Greene | Henry Graham | 1904-1991 | novelist 4
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 4
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 4
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 4
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 4
Chambers | Edmund Kerchever | 1866-1954 | Sir | Knight and English Scholar 3
Coppard | Alfred Edgar | 1878-1957 | writer 3
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Edgeworth | Richard Lovell | 1744–1817 | inventor 3
Hooper | Walter McGehee | 1931-2020 | literary advisor 3
Johnson | Samuel | 1709-1784 | Author and lexicographer 3
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 3
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 3
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 3
Pym | Barbara Mary Crampton | 1913-1980 | Novelist 3
Aldiss | Brian Wilson | 1925-2017 | writer 2
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 2
Aubrey | John | 1626-1697 | antiquary and biographer 2
Barfield | Owen | 1898-1997 | author and poet 2
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 2
Blunt | Wilfrid Scawen | 1840-1922 | poet and writer 2
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 2
Chapman | Robert William | 1881-1960 | English Scholar and Editor 2
Coghill | Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer | 1899-1980 | literary historian 2
Congreve | William | 1670-1729 | Dramatist 2
Cornwell | David John Moore | 1931-2020 | writer, pseudonym John le Carré 2
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English scholar 2
Deneke | Helena Clara | 1878-1973 | German scholar 2
Firth | Sir | Charles Harding | 1857-1936 | Knight | historian 2
Gosse | Sir | Edmund William | 1849-1928 | Knight | poet, biographer and literary critic 2
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | writer and secretary of the Bank of England 2
Greene | Vivien | 1904-2003 | collector 2
Hawker | Robert Stephen | 1803-1875 | vicar of Morwenstow, poet and antiquary 2
Hewitt | William Graily | 1864-1952 | Novelist and calligrapher 2
Lambert | Jack Walter | 1917-1985 | literary critic and editor 2
Lewis | Cecil | Day- | 1904-1972 | poet and novelist 2
Peacock | Thomas Love | 1785-1866 | Satirical novelist and poet 2
Ridler | Anne Barbara | 1912-2001 | née Bradby | poet and writer 2
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 2
Spender | Natasha | 1919-2010 | née Litvin | concert pianist 2
Swift | Jonathan | 1667-1745 | Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, satirist 2
Abbott | Claude Colleer |17 April 1889–17 Sept. 1971 | Professor of English Language and Literature in the University of Durham, 1932–54, Emeritus Professor, 1954 1
Adams | Richard George | 1920-2016 | Author 1
Adcock | Arthur St John | 1864-1930 | Novelist 1
Adcock | Marion L | fl 1879-1890 1
Addison | Joseph | 1672-1719 | poet and statesman 1
Addison | Joseph | 1672-1719 | writer and politician 1
Aikin | Lucy | 1781-1864 | historian 1
Alabaster | William | 1567-1640 | Latin Poet and Canon of St Paul's 1
Aldwinkle | Stella | fl 1954 1
Amis | Martin Louis | b 1949 | author 1
Arlott | (Leslie Thomas) John | 1914-1991 | writer and broadcaster 1
Ashburnham | Bertrum | 1797-1878 | 4th Earl of Ashburnham 1
Austen | Cassandra Elizabeth | 1773–1845 | sister of Jane Austen 1
Balcon | Jill Angela Henriette | 1925-2009 | actress and broadcaster 1
Banmer | Sir | Thomas | d. 1746 1
Bayley | John Oliver | 1925-2015 | literary critic and novelist 1
Baynes | Pauline Diana | 1922-2008 | illustrator 1
Beckford | William Thomas | 1760-1844 | writer and art collector 1
Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | author, MP, art collector 1
Beddoes | Thomas | 1760-1808 | physician and writer 1
Beeching | Henry Charles |1859–1919 | dean of Norwich and author 1
Beerbohm | Sir | Henry Maximilian | 1872-1956 | Knight | author and cartoonist 1
Bennett | Alan | b. 1934 | British playwright |screenwriter, actor, and author 1
Bennett | Thomas | 1665-1706 | London bookseller 1
Benson Arthur Christopher | 1862-1925 | Writer 1
Benson family 1
Benson | Edward White | 1829-1896 | Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Benson | Margaret | 1865-1916 | Egyptologist and religious philosopher 1
Benson | Robert Hugh | 1871-1914 | Roman Catholic writer and apologist 1
Bentley | Edmund Clerihew | 1875-1956 | Writer 1
Berlin | Sir | Isaiah | 1909-1997 | Knight | historian and philosopher 1
Betjeman | Penelope | 1910-1986 | writer 1
Betjeman | Sir | John | 1906-1984 | Knight | Poet Laureate and writer 1
Bide | Peter | Reverend | 1912-2003 | priest 1
Birrell | Francis | 1889-1935 | writer 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Blaker | Richard Sidney | 1893-1940 | Author 1
Bles | (David) Geoffrey | 1886-1957 | publisher 1
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | antiquary and editor 1
Bond | (Thomas) Michael | 1926-2017 | author 1
Bone | Lady | Gertrude Helena | 1876-1962 | née Dodd | writer 1
Bone | Sir | Muirhead | 1876-1953 | printmaker and draughtsman 1
Bradley | A. C. | fl. 1895 1
Bridges | Mary Monica | 1863-1949 | née Waterhouse | wife of Robert Bridges 1
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | poet laureate 1
Brooke | Stopford Augustus | 1832-1916 | preacher and writer 1
Butt | John Everett | 1906-1965 | Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh 1
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Language
English 339
French 16
Latin 15
German 8
Italian 6
Spanish; Castilian 3
Chinese 2
Danish 2
Dutch; Flemish 2
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Norwegian 2
Polish 2
Russian 2
Afrikaans 1
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Catalan; Valencian 1
Cornish 1
Czech 1
English, Middle (1100-1500) 1
Estonian 1