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A 17th-cent. Latin play

A 17th-cent. Latin play
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 102
Extents: 33 Leaves
Dates: 17th century
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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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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
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
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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
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'The Creacion of the worlde, with Noyes flude: wryten by William Jordan. the xiith of August. 1611'

'The Creacion of the worlde, with Noyes flude: wryten by William Jordan. the xiith of August. 1611'
Shelfmark: MS. Bodl. 219
Extents: 74 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1611 by W. Jordan
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The first portion of a Welsh religious Interlude or moral play

The first portion of a Welsh religious Interlude or moral play
Shelfmark: MS. Welsh f. 9 (R)
Extents: 1 roll
Dates: Written perhaps about A.D. 1700
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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
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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
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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
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'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare'

'Macbeth, a play ... based on Shakespeare', written in 1790 by G. A. Bürger
Shelfmark: MS. German f. 1
Extents: 100 pages
Dates: written in 1790 by G. A. Bürger
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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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A'Court | William | 1779-1860 | 1st Baron Heytesbury | Diplomat 1
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bürger | Gottfried August | 1747-1794 | poet and translator 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
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