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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 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
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
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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

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
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Photocopy from Exeter College MS. 198 of W.H. Auden’s amended TS. of an early version of The dog beneath the skin (London, 1935) entitled The chase [1934]

Photocopy from Exeter College MS. 198 of W.H. Auden’s amended TS. of an early version of The dog beneath the skin (London, 1935) entitled The chase [1934].
Shelfmark: MS. Facs. c. 97
Extents: 94 Leaves
Dates: 1934-1935
Single Item

Photocopy of 'Prelude for the Opening of the Theatre Royal Covent Garden September 11th 1792', Catalogue of the Larpent Plays

Photocopy of 'Prelude for the Opening of the Theatre Royal Covent Garden September 11th 1792', Catalogue of the Larpent Plays.
Shelfmark: MS. Facs. d. 144, fols. 1-14
Extents: 14 Leaves
Dates: 1792, 1939
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

Typescript drama in three acts by Don Giuseppe Rizzi about Cardinal J. H. Newman in Oxford, entitled 'Perdita e Guadagno'

Typescript drama in three acts by Don Giuseppe Rizzi about Cardinal J. H. Newman in Oxford, entitled 'Perdita e Guadagno'.
Shelfmark: MS. Ital. d. 20
Extents: 46 Leaves
Dates: 20th century
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
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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

Typescript play by Stanislaw Kazimierczyk entitled 'Czarna Perła'

Typescript play by Stanislaw Kazimierczyk, 1965, entitled 'Czarna Perła'.
Shelfmark: MS. Polish d. 1
Extents: 105 Leaves
Dates: 1965, n.d.
Single Item

Typescript translations by M. K. Piron, with manuscript alterations

Typescript translations by M. K. Piron, with manuscript alterations.
Shelfmark: MSS. German c. 17-18
Extents: 2 items
Dates: 1968-1970

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Indexed names
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Drinkwater | John | 1882-1937 | Poet and playwright 1
Galsworthy | John | 1867-1933 | Novelist and playwright 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
Kazimierczyk | Stanislaw | fl. 1965 | writer 1
Macmillan| Daniel | 1 Feb. 1886–6 Dec. 1965 | Chairman of Macmillan Holdings, Ltd, since 1964 1
Madan | Falconer | 1851-1935 | Bodley's Librarian, palaeographer and bibliographer 1
Marlowe | Christopher | bap. 1564-1593 | playwright and poet 1
Middleton | Thomas | bap. 1580-1627 | playwright 1
Newman | John Henry | 1801-1890 | theologian and cardinal 1
Piron | M.K. | fl 1968-1970 | translator 1
Powell | V. | de Wilde | fl. 20th century 1
Raleigh | Sir | Walter | 1861-1922 | Knight | Literary scholar and historian 1