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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
Single Item

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 As far as it has been possible to establish, her own verses are unpublished.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.
Collection

Archive of Michael Sayers

Archive of Michael Sayers (1911-2010), writer
Extents: 12.45 Linear metres (88 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1878, c. 1922-2015
Single Item

Corrected copy by George Stubbes of his work 'The laurel and the olive'

Corrected copy by George Stubbes of his work 'The laurel and the olive'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. c. 19
Extents: 9 Leaves
Dates: 1710
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Latin translation of some of Plutarch's Lives by Edward Pococke

Latin translation of some of Plutarch's Lives (Theseus and Romulus; Lycurgus and Numa; Solon and Publicola) by Edward Pococke.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. class. e. 22
Extents: 40 Leaves
Dates: 1592/1593
Single Item

Letters from Ruth Pitter to Lieutenant Colonel 'Gil' Belcher

Letters from Ruth Pitter to Lieutenant Colonel 'Gil' Belcher, 1977-1980.
Shelfmark: MS. 17200
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1977-1980
Collection

Montagu Manuscripts

Manuscripts collected by Captain Montagu, 15th-19th century.
Extents: 3.52 linear metres (62 boxes)
Dates: 15th-19th century
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Page proofs of 'The feast of Bacchus' by Robert Bridges

Page proofs of 'The feast of Bacchus' by Robert Bridges
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 114
Extents: 96 Leaves
Dates: 1889
Collection

Papers of Robert Ross and Vyvyan Holland relating to the Literary Estate of Oscar Wilde

Papers relating to the administration of the literary estate of the poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
Extents: 1.35 Linear metres (9 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1890-1936
Single Item

'The raven' by Edgar Allan Poe written and illuminated on vellum by John Foster

'The raven' by Edgar Allan Poe written and illuminated on vellum by John Foster
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 33
Extents: 18 Leaves
Dates: 1872
Collection

Rawlinson Manuscripts

Rawlinson's manuscripts, consisting of: Rawlinson A: English history Rawlinson B: English history Rawlinson C: History, theology Rawlinson D: Miscellaneous Rawlinson E: Sermons Rawlinson F: Poetry Rawlinson G: Classics Rawlinson H: Letters Rawlinson I: Mainly theology …
Extents: 5122 shelfmarks
Dates: 8th-18th century
Collection

Shelley Manuscripts and Relics (additions)

Literary notebooks and papers, correspondence and other papers, portraits and relics of Percy and Mary Shelley, with further materials of their family and circle, including earlier and contemporary estate documents of the Shelley family and related families, and later secondary materials.
Extents: 82 shelfmarks and 37 objects
Dates: 1577-1992 (predominantly 18th-20th cent.)
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Transcript of BBC radio broadcast by Ruth Pitter, 'We Cannot Take Less', with autograph letter

Transcript of BBC radio broadcast by Ruth Pitter, 'We Cannot Take Less', with autograph letter, 1961-1977.
Shelfmark: MS. 17234
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1961-1977

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Poetry 8
19th century 7
Literature 7
20th century 6
Authors 6
Poets 6
18th century 4
16th century 3
Authors, Classical 3
English poetry -- Women authors 3
17th century 2
Diaries 2
English literature 2
English poetry 2
English poetry -- 20th century 2
Ireland 2
21st century 1
Anabaptists 1
Authors -- 19th century 1
Authors -- 20th century 1
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Autographs -- Collections 1
Bible 1
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms 1
Biography -- 18th century 1
Biography -- 19th century 1
Classical literature 1
Constitutions 1
Contracts 1
Diaries -- 18th century 1
Dissenters 1
Dorset (England) 1
Drama 1
Drama -- 20th century 1
Durham (England: County) 1
Ecclesiastical courts 1
English literature -- 19th century 1
Essex (England) 1
Feminism 1
Fiction 1
Flanders (Belgium) 1
France 1
Genealogy 1
German poetry -- Women authors 1
Great Britain -- History 1
Great Britain -- Political and Government -- 17th century 1
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century 1
Hearth-money 1
Heraldry 1
Illumination of books and manuscripts 1
Italy -- Description and travel 1
Italy -- History 1
Journalism 1
Law 1
Letters -- 20th century 1
Liberalism 1
Literature -- 20th century 1
Literature -- Translations 1
Liturgies 1
London (England) 1
Nonjurors 1
Numismatics 1
Oxford (England) 1
Oxford (England) -- History 1
Oxfordshire (England) 1
Papal medals 1
Playwriting -- Drama 1
Poetry -- 20th century 1
Poetry, English 1
Poetry, English -- 19th century 1
Poetry, German -- 19th century 1
Poetry, Italian 1
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1
Political science -- Philosophy 1
Protestantism -- France 1
Radio broadcasting -- Great Britain 1
Romanticism 1
Sermons 1
Statutes 1
Sussex (England) 1
Sweden 1
Theater 1
Theology 1
Travel 1
Treaty of Utrecht 1
United States of America 1
Women and literature -- Germany -- 19th century 1
Women poets, English -- 19th century 1
Women poets, German -- 19th century 1
x - 15th century 1
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Indexed names
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 2
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 2
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 2
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 2
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Church of England | Diocese of London | Consistory Court 1
Crespigny | Caroline de | 1798-1861 | poet 1
England and Wales | Exchequer 1
England and Wales | Royal Navy 1
Eton College 1
Fitzwilliams | John | fl 1600-1699 | Nonjuror 1
Fleming | Robert | ? 1660-1716 | Presbyterian Minister 1
French Protestant Church 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
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Grenville | Denis | 1637-1703 | Jacobite Archbishop of York | also known as Denis Granville 1
Gronovius | Jacobus | 1645-1716 | classical scholar 1
Gunning | Peter | 1614-1684 | Bishop of Ely 1
Hawes | Samuel | fl 1694-1700 | Nonjuror 1
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Holland | Vyvyan Beresford | 1886-1967 | author and translator 1
Holman | William | d 1730 | Essex Antiquary Congregational Minister 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
L'Estrange | Hamon | 1605-1660 | theologian and historian 1
Lewis | John | c 1700-1799 | Minister of Margate 1
Livius | Titus | ? 59 BC-AD 17 | Roman historian 1
Locke | John | 1632-1704 | Philosopher 1
Mandeville | Sir | John | d 1372 | travel writer 1
Medwin | Thomas | 1788-1869 | biographer of P.B. Shelley 1
Montagu | Montagu | 1787-1863 | Captain RN, Author, and Autograph Collector 1
Nedam | James | fl 1532-1543 | Royal Surveyor of Works 1
Neve | John Le | 1679-1741 | Antiquary 1
Ovidius Naso | Publius | 43 BC-AD 17 | Roman poet 1
Pepys | Samuel | 1633-1703 | MP, Diarist, Public Servant, Antiquary 1
Plutarch | c.46–c.119 | philosopher, biographer, essayist, and priest 1
Pococke | Edward | d. 1636 | clergyman and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. 1
Poe | Edgar Allan | 1809-1849 | American writer and poet 1
Price | Daniel | fl 1685-1706 | Dean of St Asaph 1
Rawlinson | Richard | 1690-1755 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Roach | Richard | 1662-1730 | Anglican clergyman 1
Robinson | John | 1650-1723 | Bishop of London 1
Ross | Robert Baldwin | 1869-1918 | journalist and editor 1
Sallustius Crispus | Gaius | ? 86-? 34 BC | Roman historian 1
Samber | Robert | fl 1710-1729 | Poet 1
Sancroft | William | 1617-1693 | Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Sayers | Michael | 1911-2010 | writer 1
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist 1
Shelley | Jane | d 1899 | nee Gibson | 1st wife of 3rd Baronet | x St. John 1
Shelley | Sir | Bysshe | 1731-1815 | 1st Baronet 1
Shelley | Timothy | 1753-1844 | Sir | 2nd Baronet and MP 1
Shelley | family 1
Shelley | family | baronets | Castle Goring 1
Smith | Thomas | 1638-1710 | Nonjuror Historian and Librarian 1
St Paul's Cathedral 1
Stanton | William | fl 1697-1704 1
Stubbes | George | d. 1737 | Author 1
Swadlin | Thomas | 1600-1670 | Royalist divine 1
Terentius Afer | Publius | ? 195 BC-? 159 BC | Roman comic dramatist 1
Thurloe | John | 1616-1668 | Secretary to the Council of State 1
Tullius Cicero | Marcus | 106-43 BC | Roman orator and statesman 1
Turner | Francis | ? 1638-1700 | Bishop of Ely 1
Turner | Thomas | 1645-1714 | President of Corpus Christi College Oxford 1
University of Cambridge 1
University of Oxford 1
Wharton | Philip | 1613-1696 | 4th Baron Wharton 1
Wilde | Oscar O'Flahertie Wills | 1856-1900 | author 1
Wilkinson | Thomas | fl 1600-1699 | Anglican clergyman 1
Williams | John | fl 1709-1726 | Poet 1
Wollstonecraft | Everina | 1765-1841 1
Wollstonecraft | Mary | 1759-1797 | later Godwin | novelist and essayist 1
Wollstonecraft | family 1
Zamboni | Giovanni Giacomo | fl 1723-1751 | resident in England for Duke of Modena 1
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Language
Dutch; Flemish 1
English 12
French 3
German 2
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
Italian 2
Latin 4