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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

Copies of old Cornish plays

Copies of old Cornish plays.
Extents: 0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: written in more than one hand, perhaps late in the 17th and early in the 18th century
Single Item

Copy by William A'Court, Baron Heytesbury, of his play 'Montalto, a tragedy in five acts'

Copy by William A'Court, Baron Heytesbury, of his play 'Montalto, a tragedy in five acts'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. c. 23
Extents: 86 pages
Dates: 1803-1814
Single Item

Holograph draft of 'Strife' by John Galsworthy

Holograph draft of 'Strife' by John Galsworthy
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 6
Extents: 152 Leaves
Dates: 1907
Single Item

Holograph draft of 'The atom of God' by John Drinkwater

Holograph draft of 'The atom of God' by John Drinkwater
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 11
Extents: 13 Leaves
Dates: 18 Sept. 1923
Single Item

Incomplete copy of 'The silver king' by H. A. Jones and Henry Herman

Incomplete copy of 'The silver king' by H. A. Jones and Henry Herman
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 12
Extents: 264 Leaves
Dates: 1907
Single Item

J. Payne Collier ed.,'The skryvener's play', Camden miscellany

J. Payne Collier ed.,'The skryvener's play', Camden miscellany
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 34
Extents: 17 Leaves
Dates: 1854-1859
Single Item

Manuscript texts of Christmas mummers' plays

Manuscript texts of Christmas mummers' plays
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. c. 17
Extents: 55 Leaves
Dates: c. 1883-1920
Single Item

A play entitled 'Madame Sans-Gene', by V. de Wilde Powell

A play entitled 'Madame Sans-Gene', by V. de Wilde Powell
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 106
Extents: 74 Leaves
Dates: Early 20th century
Single Item

A play in three acts entitled 'Kenilworth, a tragedy, dramatized from Sir Walter Scott's novel' by E. B.

A play in three acts entitled 'Kenilworth, a tragedy, dramatized from Sir Walter Scott's novel' by E. B.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 91
Extents: 76 Leaves
Dates: Early 19th cent.
Single Item

Two plays by R. Carleton

Two plays by R. Carleton
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 2
Extents: 56 Leaves
Dates: written in A.D. 1674-1675
Single Item

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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Typescript play by Alfred Riley entitled 'Lucius and Lucretia'

Typescript play by Alfred Riley entitled 'Lucius and Lucretia'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 28
Extents: 116 Leaves
Dates: c. 1920
Single Item

Typescript play by Edward Gordon, 'Bernard of Clairvaux. A mystery-play in five tableaux'

Typescript play by Edward Gordon, 'Bernard of Clairvaux. A mystery-play in five tableaux'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 792
Extents: 61 Leaves
Dates: 1963
Single Item

Volume of 18th-century transcripts of verse and prose in Cornish, most of the items with a translation into English

Volume of 18th-century transcripts of verse and prose in Cornish, most of the items with a translation into English.
Shelfmark: MS. Cornish c. 3
Extents: 174 Leaves
Dates: 18th century

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Indexed names
A'Court | William | 1779-1860 | 1st Baron Heytesbury | Diplomat 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Carleton | R | fl. 1674-1675 1
Collier | John Payne | 1789-1883 | Shakespearean scholar and forger, antiquary, and journalist 1
Drinkwater | John | 1882-1937 | Poet and playwright 1
Galsworthy | John | 1867-1933 | Novelist and playwright 1
Gilbert | Davies | 1767-1839 | Cornish engineer, author and politician 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
Gordon | Edward | fl. 1963 1
Herman | Henry | 1832-1894 | Playwright and novelist 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Jones | Henry Arthur | 1851-1929 | Playwright and dramatist 1
Jordan | William | fl. 18th century | Cornish dramatist 1
Madan | Falconer | 1851-1935 | Bodley's Librarian, palaeographer, bibliographer 1
Powell | V. | de Wilde | fl. 20th century 1
Raleigh | Sir | Walter | 1861-1922 | Knight | Literary scholar and historian 1
Riley | Alfred | fl. 1920 1
Scott | Sir | Walter | 1771-1832 | 1st Baronet | Historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian 1