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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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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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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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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 C. Day-Lewis [pseudonym Nicholas Blake] and his wife Jill Balcon

The archive of the poet and novelist C. Day-Lewis [pseudonym Nicholas Blake] (1904-1972) and his wife, the actress Jill Balcon (1925-2009).
Extents: 9.3 Linear metres (66 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1928-2009; 1778-2009
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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 Geoffrey Tillotson

Archive of Geoffrey Tillotson
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (9 boxes)
Dates: 1935-1964
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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 Robert Stephen Hawker

Archive of Robert Stephen Hawker
Extents: 1.67 Linear metres (31 boxes)
Dates: 1807-1965
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Archive of the Noel, Byron and Lovelace Families

Papers of Annabella, Lady Byron (1792-1860), including papers of her parents, Sir Ralph and Judith Milbanke (later Noel), papers of her daughter, Ada Byron (later Lady Lovelace), and her grand-children, Ralph King (2nd Earl of Lovelace) and Anne Blunt.
Extents: 50.6 Linear metres (460 Shelfmarks)
Dates: 1669-1930
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Collection of miscellaneous pieces in Latin and English prose and verse by Robert Parkyn

Collection of miscellaneous pieces in Latin and English prose and verse by Robert Parkyn, curate of Adwick-le-Street, near Doncaster, Yorks.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. th. d. 15
Extents: 159 Leaves
Dates: 1532-1565
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Collection of photographic portraits by Mariana Cook

15 silver gelatin photographic prints by Mariana R. Cook. 6 works depicting tools, and 9 portraits of notable figures.
Extents: 0.7 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Dates: 1987-2021
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Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th century. Sonnets / Poems by William Alabaster and 2 others

Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th century. Sonnets / Poems by William Alabaster and 2 others.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. e. 57
Extents: 82 Leaves
Dates: 17th century
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A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc.

A commonplace book of extracts, chiefly light poetry, from English literature, with a few medical and cookery receipts, business addresses, etc., written about A.D. 1820-1830.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 284
Extents: 51 Leaves
Dates: written about A.D. 1820-1830
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Correspondence between Charles Williams and Phyllis Jones

Correspondence between Charles Williams and Phyllis Jones, with poems and lecture notes by Charles Williams.
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 1926-1936 and 1983
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Cyclostyled typescript, with holograph notes, of a poem by Fania Marinoff 'To Carlo (1948)'

Cyclostyled typescript, with holograph notes, of a poem by Fania Marinoff 'To Carlo (1948)'.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6043, fol. 67
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1948
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Dedication Copy of the ode by John Milton Ad Joannem Rousium Oxoniensis Academiae Bibliothecarium

Dedication Copy of the ode by John Milton Ad Joannem Rousium Oxoniensis Academiae Bibliothecarium.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. misc. d. 77
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 23 Jan. 1646/7

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20th century 44
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Poetry 36
19th century 24
English poetry 20
English poetry -- 20th century 18
English literature -- 20th century 17
Humanities 16
Poets 13
English Literature 12
Literature 11
Correspondence 9
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Letters 7
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Poems 5
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Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 4
Authors 3
English literature -- 18th century 3
Poetry -- 20th century 3
Sermons 3
War poetry 3
16th century 2
Children's literature 2
English literature -- 17th century 2
English poetry -- 17th century 2
English poetry -- 18th century 2
English poetry -- 21st century 2
English poetry -- Women authors 2
Inklings (Group of writers) 2
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Lectures and lecturing 2
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Indexed names
Williams | Charles | 1886-1945 | author 5
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 3
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 3
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 3
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 2
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 2
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 2
Hawker | Robert Stephen | 1803-1875 | vicar of Morwenstow, poet and antiquary 2
Keats | John | 1795-1821 | Poet 2
Lewis | Cecil | Day- | 1904-1972 | poet and novelist 2
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 2
Ridler | Anne Barbara | 1912-2001 | née Bradby | poet and writer 2
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 2
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 2
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 2
Abbott | Claude Colleer |17 April 1889–17 Sept. 1971 | Professor of English Language and Literature in the University of Durham, 1932–54, Emeritus Professor, 1954 1
Addison | Joseph | 1672-1719 | poet and statesman 1
Alabaster | William | 1567-1640 | Latin Poet and Canon of St Paul's 1
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 1
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 1
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Balcon | Jill Angela Henriette | 1925-2009 | actress and broadcaster 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | antiquary and editor 1
Bridges | Mary Monica | 1863-1949 | née Waterhouse | wife of Robert Bridges 1
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | poet laureate 1
Butt | John Everett | 1906-1965 | Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh 1
Byron | Anne Isabella | 1792-1860 | 11th Baroness Wentworth and Baroness Byron | Social reformer and philanthropist 1
Byron | George Gordon | 1788-1824 | | 6th Baron Byron | poet 1
Charles | Williams | 1886-1945 | author 1
Coleridge | Samuel Taylor | 1772-1834 | Poet and philosopher 1
Congreve | William | 1670-1729 | Dramatist 1
Cook | Mariana R. | b.1955 | Photographer 1
Coppard | Alfred Edgar | 1878-1957 | writer 1
Deneke | Helena Clara | 1878-1973 | German scholar 1
Deneke | Margaret Clara Adèle | 1882-1969 | author and musicologist 1
Desaguliers | John Theophilus | 1683-1744 | natural philosopher and engineer 1
Dodds | Eric Robertson | 1893-1979 | classical scholar 1
Donne | John | 1573-1631 | Dean of St Paul's, poet 1
Dryden | John | 1631-1700 | poet, playwright, and critic 1
Fanshawe | Sir | Richard | 1608-1666 | 1st Baronet | Diplomat and Author 1
Firth | Sir | Charles Harding | 1857-1936 | Knight | historian 1
Fisher | John | c.1469-1535 | Saint | bishop of Rochester, cardinal, and martyr 1
Flecker | Herman James Elroy | 1884-1915 | poet and playwright 1
Foster | (Myles) Birket | 1825–1899 | painter and illustrator 1
Fox | Adam | 1883-1977 | Canon of Westminster 1
Gardner | Dame | Helen Louise | 1908-1986 | literary scholar 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
Gosse | Sir | Edmund William | 1849-1928 | Knight | poet, biographer and literary critic 1
Hill | Geoffrey William | 1932-2016 | poet 1
Holland | Vyvyan Beresford | 1886-1967 | author and translator 1
Holmes | Arthur | fl.1918 | poet 1
Howitt | Mary | 1799-1888 | poet 1
Jenkins | Sir | Leoline | 1625-1685 | Academic and diplomat 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Johnson | Samuel | 1709-1784 | Author and lexicographer 1
Jones | Evan | 1927-2023 | poet, novelist, playwright and screenwriter 1
Jones | John Pike | 1790-1857 | Antiquary 1
Jones | Monica Margaret Beal | 1922-2001 | lecturer in English 1
Joseph | Jenny | 1932-2018 | writer, lecturer and reader 1
King | Ada Augusta | 1815-1852 | mathematician | wife of 1st Earl Lovelace 1
King | William | 1805-1893 | 1st Earl of Lovelace 1
MacNeice | Antoinette Millicent Hedley ('Hedli') | 1907-1990 | nee Anderson | singer and actress 1
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 1
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 1
Marinoff | Fania | fl. 1948 1
Masefield | (Isabel) Judith | 1904-1988 | book illustrator 1
Masefield | Jack 1
Maxwell | J G | poet 1
McDougall | Phyllis (née Jones, afterwards Somervaille) | 1901-2001 1
Milbanke | Ralph Gordon Noel King | 2nd Earl of Lovelace | 1839-1906 1
Milbanke-Noel | Judith | 1751-1822 | nee Noel, afterwards Milbanke | wife of Sir Ralph Milbanke-Noel 1
Milbanke-Noel | Sir | Ralph | 1747-1825 | | 6th Baronet | MP for Durham 1
Milton | John | 1608-1674 | Poet 1
More | Sir | Thomas | 1478-1535 | Saint | lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr 1
Parkyn | Robert | d.1569 | Church of England clergyman and writer 1
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet 1
Prior | Matthew | 1664-1721 | poet and diplomat 1
Ridler | Vivian Hughes | 1913-2009 | printer, typographer and scholar 1
Rolle | Richard | c.1305-1349 | hermit and religious author 1
Ross | Nicholas | fl. 1956-1965 1
Ross | Robert Baldwin | 1869-1918 | journalist and editor 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
Sidney | Sir | Philip | 1554-1586 | Knight | Soldier, statesman, and poet 1
Skinner | Martyn | 1906-1993 | Poet 1
Spender | Family 1
Spender | Natasha | 1919-2010 | née Litvin | concert pianist 1
Stanley | Arthur Penrhyn | 1815-1881 | Dean of Westminster 1
Stanley | family | Barons Stanley of Alderley | Alderley 1
Stannard | Mary Anne 1
Swift | Jonathan | 1667-1745 | Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, satirist 1
Thomas | Philip Edward | 1878-1917 | poet and writer 1
Thwaite | Ann Barbara | 1932 | née Harrop | biographer 1
Thwaite | Anthony | b. 1930 | poet and writer 1
Tillotson | Geoffrey | 1905-1969 | Professor of English Literature London University 1
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Language
English 72
Latin 7
French 6
German 4
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Chinese 1
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Italian 1
Spanish; Castilian 1