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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
Collection

Archive of Hermione Lee

Working correspondence and papers of British academic and biographer Hermione Lee.
Extents: 41.0 Linear meters (271 boxes)
Dates: 1889-2017, n.d.
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Collections by John Bruce for his edition of The poetical works of William Cowper

Collections by John Bruce for his edition of The poetical works of William Cowper
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 135
Extents: 255 Leaves
Dates: c. 1865
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Ian Hamilton, J. D. Salinger: A Writing Life

Ian Hamilton, J. D. Salinger: A Writing Life
Shelfmark: MS. Facs. c. 131
Extents: 358 Leaves
Dates: [1980s], n.d.
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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 pope Alexander vi (d. 1503)

A Life of pope Alexander vi (d. 1503)
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 130
Extents: 122 Leaves
Dates: Written in the second half of the 17th century
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Miscellaneous 'Scraps' in English

Miscellaneous 'Scraps' in English
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 4
Extents: 64 Leaves
Dates: Written in the 16th-19th century
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'Nouvelle Mnémonique appliquée à l'Histoire d'Angleterre. Pour faire suite à l'histoire de France d'après la même méthode par Mme *** [Laure de Saint-Ouen]

A manuscript fair copy of an educational tool which seems to have been eventually published as Tome I of Saint-Ouen's Tableaux historiques des peuples modernes européans, composés de médaillons, etc, accompagné d'un text explicatif (Paris: J. Carez, 1825). Here it accompanies a set of plates used for the publication.
Shelfmark: Vet. E6 c.26/1
Extents: 1.0 volume
Dates: [c.1823-1824]
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Proof sheets of sir Theodore Martin's Life of the Prince Consort

Proof sheets of sir Theodore Martin's Life of the Prince Consort
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 56
Extents: 388 Leaves
Dates: Printed in 1874-1878
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Rambling notes, chiefly legal and biographical

Rambling notes, chiefly legal and biographical
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 3
Extents: 31 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1821
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Typescript article by J. M. G. Blakiston, 'Sir Thomas Phillipps and Winchester College. A might-have-been'

Typescript article by J. M. G. Blakiston, 'Sir Thomas Phillipps and Winchester College. A might-have-been'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 914
Extents: 76 Leaves
Dates: 1975
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Typescript biography of Richard Sharp (1759-1835) by Nina L. Kay-Shuttleworth, entitled '"Conversation" Sharp and his friends'

Typescript biography of Richard Sharp (1759-1835) by Nina L. Kay-Shuttleworth, entitled '"Conversation" Sharp and his friends'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 464
Extents: 248 Leaves
Dates: n.d.
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Typescript memoirs of G. E. Shrimpton, a London solicitor brought up in Thame, Oxon., entitled 'Memories of a mediocrity'

Typescript memoirs of G. E. Shrimpton, a London solicitor brought up in Thame, Oxon., entitled 'Memories of a mediocrity'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 496
Extents: 293 Leaves
Dates: 1958
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Typescript play about Sir Walter Raleigh, entitled 'The Flag', by W. L. M. Lee

Typescript play about Sir Walter Raleigh, entitled 'The Flag', by W. L. M. Lee
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 77
Extents: 47 Leaves
Dates: Before 1955

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Alexander VI | d 1503 | Pope 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Blakiston | J. M. G | fl. 1975 1
Bowen | Elizabeth Dorothea Cole | 1899-1973 | afterwards Cameron | novelist 1
Bruce | John | 1802-1869 | Antiquary 1
Cather | Willa | 1873-1947 | novelist and short-story writer 1
Fitzgerald | Penelope Knox | 1916-2000 | Novelist 1
Godwin | Mary Jane | 1768-1841 | formerly Clairmont | nee de Vial | translator and bookseller 1
Godwin | William | 1756-1836 | philosopher and novelist 1
Godwin | family 1
Hamilton | Ian | 1938-2001 | critic, biographer and poet 1
Henri IV | 1553-1610 | King of France and Navarre 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Kirwan | Andrew V | fl 1821 | of Gray's Inn 1
Lee | Dame | Hermione | 1948- | writer, academic and journalist 1
Martin | Sir | Theodore | 1816-1909 | Knight | biographer 1
Raleigh | Sir | Walter | 1861-1922 | Knight | Literary scholar and historian 1
Saint-Ouen | L. de (Laure) | 1784-1850 | author 1
Salinger | Jerome David | 1919-2010 | author 1
Sharp | Richard | 1759-1835 | Businessman, politician and author 1