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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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Additional letters, postcards and cards sent by Philip Larkin to Monica Jones, with three photographs

Letters from Philip Larkin, poet and librarian, to Monica Jones, teacher and academic.
Shelfmark: MS. 22131
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 9 Aug 1962-15 Oct 1978, n.d.
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Additional papers of Adam Fox

Additional papers of Adam Fox
Extents: 0.55 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 1912-1976
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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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Album of manuscript verse by Caroline de Crespigny, Thomas Medwin and other contemporary English and German poets, with some original drawings and watercolours

Caroline de Crespigny’s album is made up predominantly of original autograph verse by herself, Thomas Medwin and the German poets they encountered and translated. Tipped in, pinned or loosely inserted are also original drawings and watercolours, together with cut-outs and press cuttings, and one music manuscript. As far as it has been possible to establish, her own verses are unpublished. A number of other pieces remain unidentified.
Shelfmark: MS. 11916
Extents: 1.0 volume
Dates: 1838-1861, n.d.
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An Annotated Copy of Joseph Ritson, Bibliographia poetica

An Annotated Copy of Joseph Ritson, Bibliographia poetica
Extents: 10 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: 19th century
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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 Felix Dennis

Literary archive of Felix Dennis (1947-2014), magazine publisher and poet.
Extents: 16.5 Linear metres (137 physical shelfmarks; 36 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 1996-2014
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Archive of Frederick Louis MacNeice

Papers of the poet and playwright Frederick Louis MacNeice (1907-1963), with papers of Hedli MacNeice, née Anderson (1907-1990)
Extents: 10.17 Linear metres (76 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1917-1989; n.d.
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Archive of Jenny Joseph

Correspondence and literary papers of the poet and writer Jenny Joseph, author of the poem 'Warning', 1945-2017.
Extents: 20.0 Linear metres (133 physical shelfmarks, 84 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 1945-2017
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Archive of John Everett Butt

Correspondence and notes of John Everett Butt, 1932-64.
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1932-64
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Archive of John Masefield

The archive of the poet, novelist and playwright John Masefield (1878-1967), Poet Laureate from 1930-1967.
Extents: 7.188 Linear metres (135 boxes)
Dates: 1901-1968
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Archive of Mick Imlah

Archive of the poet and literary critic Michael Ogilvie ('Mick') Imlah (1956-2009).
Extents: 4.5 Linear metres (28 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1944-2009
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Ashmole Manuscripts

Among Ashmole's papers are: Papers of Dr Simon Forman (1552-1611) Medical and astrological papers of Dr Richard Napier (1559-1634), Theodoricus Gravius and John Dee (1527-1608) Collections - chiefly astrological - of John Booker (1603-1667) and William Lilly (1602-1681) Ashmole's collection is also strong in heraldry and local…
Extents: 714 shelfmarks
Dates: 11th-17th century
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Autograph manuscript of a Valentine’s Day prize poem by Gillian Rathbone, ‘A Shared Experience’

Autograph manuscript of a Valentine’s Day prize poem by Gillian Rathbone, ‘A Shared Experience’
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 18-19
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 2010
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Bookplate depicting Thomas Lovell Beddoes, engraved by Rosalind Bliss and Chris Daunt

Bookplate depicting Thomas Lovell Beddoes, engraved by Rosalind Bliss and Chris Daunt
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 73-4
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 2007
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'Catalogue of 106 Poetical Tracts from a MS. written in the reign of K. James I. and found in the cover of a volume...'

'Catalogue of 106 Poetical Tracts from a MS. written in the reign of K. James I. and found in the cover of a volume...'
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 227
Extents: 37 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1830 by P. Bliss
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Christopher S. Johnson, 'On the Seventh Day God Rested: a sermonising Epistle', English Poem on a Sacred Subject, prize poem, University of Oxford, typescript

Christopher S. Johnson, 'On the Seventh Day God Rested: a sermonising Epistle', English Poem on a Sacred Subject, prize poem, University of Oxford, typescript, 1989.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2026, fols. 1-4
Extents: 4 Leaves
Dates: 1989
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Clare Palmer, 'And there was no more Sea', English Poem on a Sacred Subject, prize poem, University of Oxford, typescript, 1992

Clare Palmer, 'And there was no more Sea', English Poem on a Sacred Subject, prize poem, University of Oxford, typescript, 1992
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 84-85
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 1992
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Collection by William Parry, Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford

Collection by William Parry, Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. f. 13
Extents: 196 Leaves
Dates: 1713-1728

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20th century 81
English poetry 73
English poetry -- 20th century 61
Poetry 36
19th century 34
Literature 29
Poets 26
English literature 22
17th century 21
21st century 17
Correspondence 15
Humanities 15
English poetry -- 19th century 14
English poetry -- 21st century 14
English poetry -- Women authors 14
English literature -- 20th century 13
18th century 11
English poetry -- 17th century 10
Poems 10
English poetry -- 18th century 7
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Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
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War poetry 6
16th century 5
English Literature 5
English language 5
Poetry -- 20th century 5
Poetry, English -- 19th century 5
Commonplace books 4
Letters 4
Literary criticism 4
Poets, English -- 19th century 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
Children's literature 3
Cricket 3
Latin poetry 3
Letters -- 20th century 3
Novelists -- 20th century 3
Religious poetry 3
Sermons 3
University of Oxford -- Students 3
Women 3
13th century 2
14th century 2
Authors -- 20th century 2
Christianity -- 20th century 2
Drama -- 19th century 2
English literature -- 18th century 2
English literature -- 19th century 2
English poetry -- 16th century 2
English poetry -- Old English, c. 450-1100 2
Inklings (Group of writers) 2
Latin literature 2
Latin prose literature 2
Lectures and lecturing 2
Novelists 2
Oxford (England) 2
Poetry -- 17th century 2
Poetry -- printing-press -- publishing 2
Poets -- 20th century 2
Poets, English 2
Political satire 2
Publishing 2
Radio broadcasting -- Great Britain 2
Religion 2
Theater -- England 2
University of Oxford -- Intellectual life 2
Women authors, English -- 20th century 2
Women poets, English -- 19th century 2
x - 11th century 2
x - 12th century 2
x - 15th century 2
Abolitionists | Great Britain 1
Antiquarians 1
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain 1
Art 1
Art, British -- 21st century 1
Art, British -- 21st century -- Exhibitions 1
Astrology 1
Austen -- Jane -- 1775-1817 1
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Charlbury | Oxfordshire | SP 3519 1
Children 1
Church 1
Congregationalists -- Clergy 1
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Disabilities 1
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Drawing 1
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Education -- England 1
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England -- Television and Film -- 20th century 1
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Indexed names
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 11
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 6
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 5
Williams | Charles | 1886-1945 | author 5
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 4
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 3
Jennings | Elizabeth Joan | 1926-2001 | poet 3
Jones | Monica Margaret Beal | 1922-2001 | lecturer in English 3
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 3
Southey | Robert | 1774-1843 | poet, journalist, and biographer 3
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 2
Betjeman | Sir | John | 1906-1984 | Knight | Poet Laureate and writer 2
Butler | William Huxford | 1934-1977 | poet 2
Coleridge | Samuel Taylor | 1772-1834 | Poet and philosopher 2
Coles | Jenny | nee Joseph | 1932-2018 | writer 2
Daryush | Elizabeth | 1887-1977 | née Bridges | poet 2
Fox | Adam | 1883-1977 | Canon of Westminster 2
Hopkins | Gerard Manley | 1844-1889 | poet 2
Jenkins | Margaret Elizabeth Heald | 1905-2010 | novelist and biographer 2
Keats | John | 1795-1821 | Poet 2
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Rathbone | Gillian | fl 2010 | poet 2
Welcker | Adair | fl. 1886-1904 | Author 2
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 1
Armstrong | Keith | 1950-2017 | poet and disability campaigner 1
Ashmole | Elias | 1617-1692 | Antiquary and Astrologer 1
Aston | Willoughby | Sir | 1640-1702 | 2nd Baronet of Aston 1
Atterbury | Francis | 1662-1732 | Bishop of Rochester 1
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 1
Bacon | Phanuel | 1700-1783 | Church of England clergyman and writer 1
Barret | Robert | fl 1586-1607 | soldier and author 1
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 1
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | Antiquary and Editor 1
Booker | John | 1603-1667 | Astrologer 1
Boswell | James | 1778-1822 | Lawyer and Editor 1
Boutflower | Cecil Henry | Right Reverend | 1863-1942 | bishop 1
Bridges | Edward Ettingdene | 1892-1969 | civil servant 1
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | poet 1
Broadbent | Una | fl. 1930-1941 | poet 1
Buckley | William Edward | ? 1817-1892 1
Burnett | George | 1774/5-1811 | writer 1
Butt | John Everett | 1906-1965 | Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh 1
Buxton | John | fl 1939-1985 1
Buxton | Marjorie | fl 1939-1985 1
Byron | George Gordon | 6th Baron Byron | 1788-1824 | poet 1
Campion | Edmund | 1540-1581 | Saint Edmund Campion | Jesuit and martyr 1
Candler | Sarah | 1790-1816 | poet 1
Cannan | May Wedderburn | 1893-1973 | poet and writer 1
Carew | Thomas | 1594-1640 | Poet 1
Casey | George Edward Comerford | 1846-1912 | clergyman, teacher and writer 1
Cater | Gerrard | fl 1662-1702 | poet 1
Charles | Williams | 1886-1945 | author 1
Clayton | Roderick Edward | fl 1990 1
Coleridge | Sara | 1802–1852 | writer and literary editor 1
Collingwood | Robin George | 1889-1943 | philosopher and historian 1
Crespigny | Caroline de | 1798-1861 | poet 1
Davey | Leslie | fl. 1930 | jeweller of Oxford 1
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English scholar 1
Davis | Sir | Rupert Charles | Hart- | 1907-1999 | knight | author, editor, and publisher 1
Dawson | Winifred | 1929-2014 | née Arnott, later Bradshaw | librarian and biographer 1
Dee | John | 1527-1608 | Mathematician and Astrologer 1
Dennis | Felix | 1947-2014 | magazine publisher and poet 1
Dixon | Richard Watson | 1833-1900 | ecclesiastical historian and poet 1
Dodds | Eric Robertson | 1893-1979 | classical scholar 1
Donne | John | 1573-1631 | Dean of St Paul's, poet 1
Drayton | Michael | 1563-1631 | poet 1
Elizabeth I | 1533-1603 | Queen of England and Ireland 1
Evans | Frank | 1926-2017 | marine biologist 1
Flecker | Herman James Elroy | 1884-1915 | poet and playwright 1
Forman | Simon | 1552-1611 | Astrologer 1
Foster | (Myles) Birket | 1825–1899 | painter and illustrator 1
Freeman | John | 1880-1929 | poet and critic 1
Fretwell | Thomas Bulkeley | b 1777 1
Gardner | Dame | Helen Louise | 1908-1986 | literary scholar 1
Gilbert | Edmund William | 1900-1973 | geographer 1
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | statesman 1
Glass | Jesse | b. 1954 | poet, artist and folklorist 1
Glitz | Rudolph | fl 2002 | undergraduate of Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford 1
Gosse | Sir | Edmund William | 1849-1928 | Knight | poet, biographer and literary critic 1
Goulburn | Edward | 1807 | poet 1
Gravius | Theodoricus | fl 1630-1641 | Astrologer 1
Griffiths | Jane Elizabeth | fl 1989 1
Hall | Dorothy Mabel | d 1973 | Historian 1
Haslewood | Joseph | 1769-1833 | Antiquary 1
Hill | Geoffrey William | 1932-2016 | poet 1
Hoadly | John | 1711-1776 | poet and dramatist 1
Hoby | Sir | Philip | 1504/5-1558 | diplomat and administrator 1
Hoby | Sir | Thomas | 1530-1566 | courtier and translator 1
Holland | Sir | Eardley Lancelot | 1879–1967 | Knight | obstetrician 1
Holmes | Arthur | fl.1918 | poet 1
Holton | Amanda | fl 2000 | undergraduate of St Hilda's College, University of Oxford, 2000 1
Homer | Philip Bracebridge | 1765-1838 | schoolmaster and poet 1
Howitt | Mary | 1799-1888 | poet 1
Hunt | (James Henry) Leigh | 1784-1859 | poet, journalist, and literary critic 1
Imlah | Michael Ogilvie | 1956-2009 | poet and literary critic 1
Johnson | Christopher S. | fl. 1989 1
Jones | Evan | 1927-2023 | poet, novelist, playwright and screenwriter 1
Jones | John Pike | 1790-1857 | Antiquary 1
Joseph | Jenny | 1932-2018 | writer, lecturer and reader 1
Junius | Francis | 1589-1677 | Philologist and Antiquary 1
King | Henry | 1592-1669 | poet and bishop of Chichester 1
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Language
English 155
French 10
Latin 10
German 4
English, Middle (1100-1500) 2
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Chinese 1
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350) 1
Western Frisian 1
German, Middle High (ca.1050-1500) 1
German, Old High (ca.750-1050) 1
Gothic 1
Icelandic 1
Italian 1
Low German; Low Saxon; German, Low; Saxon, Low 1
Spanish; Castilian 1