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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

Additional correspondence of Maria Edgeworth and family

Letters of the engineer, inventor and educationist Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744-1817) and his daughter, the writer Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), 1763-1849.
Shelfmark: MS. 6408
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1763-1849
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'Apte and fit similes taken out of learned mens sermons in Oxford 1590: begin the xxiith of Aprill', possibly by Robert Cawdray

'Apte and fit similes taken out of learned mens sermons in Oxford 1590: begin the xxiith of Aprill', possibly by Robert Cawdray
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3400
Extents: 18 Leaves
Dates: 1590
Collection

Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock

Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock
Extents: 4.03 Linear metres (71 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Archive of Bruce Montgomery 'Edmund Crispin'

Archive of Bruce Montgomery, (1921-1978), detective novelist writing under the pseudonym of Edmund Crispin, and composer in his own name.
Extents: 28.5 Linear metres (187 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1921-78
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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
Collection

Archive of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin

Papers of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin (1940-1989), writer.
Extents: 18.92 Linear metres (175 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1963-1989
Collection

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.
Collection

Archive of Gillian and John Sutro

Papers of Gillian and John Sutro, 20th cent.
Extents: 22.77 Linear metres (207 Shelfmarks)
Dates: 1893-1999, n.d.
Collection

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
Collection

Archive of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), and the Edgeworth family, 17th-19th century

Correspondence and literary papers of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), with papers of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham Edgeworth and other members of the Edgeworth family, mainly 1778-1886.
Extents: 12.65 Linear metres (115 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1768-1849, 17th-19th century
Collection

Archive of R.S. Blaker

Archive of R.S. Blaker
Extents: 4.58 Linear metres (70 boxes)
Dates: 1916-1966
Collection

Archive of Sydney Olivier, 1st Baron Olivier, and his family

The archive of Sydney Olivier, first Baron Olivier, (1859-1943), civil servant, politician and author, and his family, particularly his wife Margaret (c.1862-1953).
Extents: 3.3 Linear metres (22 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1870s-1951
Collection

Archive of the Benson Family

Papers of Arthur Christopher Benson, writer (1862-1925), Edward Frederic Benson, writer (1867-1940), Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury (1829-1896), Robert Hugh Benson, Roman Catholic Writer and Apologist (1871-1914), Margaret Benson, Egyptologist and religious philosopher (1865-1916).
Extents: 33.99 Linear metres (309 Shelfmarks)
Dates: 18th-20th century
Collection

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
Collection

Archive of the Tilling Society (E.F. Benson and the Benson Family)

Papers of the Tilling Society (1982-2006), a group set up to celebrate the life and works of the author Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940).
Extents: 4.0 Linear metres (24 physical shelfmarks; 5 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: c.1800-2009
Collection

Archive of William Beckford

Papers of William Beckford (1760-1844), author
Extents: 17.6 Linear metres (176 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1515-19th cent., n.d.
Single Item

Auction catalogue for the sale of Warren Lewis’s personal effects

Auction catalogue for the sale of Warren Lewis’s personal effects, Buckell & Ballard, Banbury, Tuesday 30 Oct 1973.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 1-11
Extents: 11 Leaves
Dates: 30 Oct 1973
Single Item

Autograph manuscript of Thomas Woolner, 'My beautiful lady', 1861, used by the printer

Autograph manuscript of Thomas Woolner, 'My beautiful lady', 1861, used by the printer.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. e. 58
Extents: 130 Leaves
Dates: 1863
Single Item

Autograph postcard from W.H. Auden to Giles Auden

Autograph postcard from W.H. Auden to Giles Auden
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 27
Extents: 1 leaf
Dates: 1949

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20th century 101
English literature -- 20th century 87
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English literature 44
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21st century 12
English literature -- 18th century 10
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Art, British -- 21st century -- Exhibitions 2
Austen -- Jane -- 1775-1817 2
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Indexed names
Lewis| Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 20
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | Author 4
Godwin | William | 1756–1836 | writer 4
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 4
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 3
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 3
Edgeworth family | Edgeworthstown 3
Edgeworth | Maria | 1768-1849 | novelist and educationist 3
Edgeworth | Richard Lovell | 1744–1817 | inventor 3
Greene | Henry Graham | 1904-1991 | novelist 3
Hooper | Walter McGehee | b.1931 | literary advisor 3
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 3
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 3
Tolkien | John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | Philologist and Author 3
Williams | Charles | 1886-1945 | author 3
Aldiss | Brian Wilson | 1925-2017 | writer 2
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 2
Barfield | Owen | 1898-1997 | author and poet 2
Chambers | Edmund Kerchever | 1866-1954 | Sir | Knight and English Scholar 2
Chapman | Robert William | 1881-1960 | English Scholar and Editor 2
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Coppard | Alfred Edgar | 1878-1957 | writer 2
Greene | Vivien | 1904-2003 | collector 2
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 2
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 2
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 2
Pym | Barbara Mary Crampton | 1913-1980 | Novelist 2
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 2
Spender | Natasha | 1919-2010 | née Litvin | concert pianist 2
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 2
Adams | Richard George | 1920-2016 | Author 1
Adcock | Arthur St John | 1864-1930 | Novelist 1
Adcock | Marion L | fl 1879-1890 1
Addison | Joseph | 1672-1719 | poet and statesman 1
Aikin | Lucy | 1781-1864 | historian 1
Alabaster | William | 1567-1640 | Latin Poet and Canon of St Paul's 1
Amis | Martin Louis | b 1949 | author 1
Ashburnham | Bertrum | 1797-1878 | 4th Earl of Ashburnham 1
Aubrey | John | 1626-1697 | antiquary and biographer 1
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 1
Balcon | Jill Angela Henriette | 1925-2009 | actress and broadcaster 1
Bayley | John Oliver | 1925-2015 | literary critic and novelist 1
Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | author, MP, art collector 1
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 1
Bennett | Alan | b. 1934 | British playwright |screenwriter, actor, and author 1
Benson Arthur Christopher | 1862-1925 | Writer 1
Benson family 1
Benson | Edward White | 1829-1896 | Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Benson | Margaret | 1865-1916 | Egyptologist and religious philosopher 1
Benson | Robert Hugh | 1871-1914 | Roman Catholic writer and apologist 1
Bentley | Edmund Clerihew | 1875-1956 | Writer 1
Berlin | Sir | Isaiah | 1909-1997 | knight | historian and philosopher 1
Betjeman | Penelope | 1910-1986 | writer 1
Bide | Peter | Reverend | 1912-2003 | priest 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Blaker | Richard Sidney | 1893-1940 | Author 1
Bles | (David) Geoffrey | 1886-1957 | publisher 1
Blunt | Wilfrid Scawen | 1840-1922 | poet and writer 1
Bradley | A. C. | fl. 1895 1
Brooke | Stopford Augustus | 1832-1916 | preacher and writer 1
Butt | John Everett | 1906-1965 | Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh 1
Byron | Anne Isabella | 1792-1860 | Baroness Wentworth | Social reformer, philanthropist 1
Byron | George Gordon | 1788-1824 | | 6th Baron Byron | poet 1
Cary | Arthur Joyce Lunel | 1888-1957 | Author 1
Cawdray | Robert | fl 1600 | author of 'A Treasurie or Store-house of Similies' 1
Cawkwell | Sarah | 1950- | artist 1
Chapman | Thomas | fl 1766 | author 1
Chatwin | Charles Bruce | 1940-1989 | Writer 1
Cibber | Colley | 1671-1757 | Actor and dramatist 1
Coghill | Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer | 1899-1980 | literary historian 1
Coles | Jenny | nee Joseph | 1932-2018 | writer 1
Congreve | William | 1670-1729 | Dramatist 1
D'Ewes | Sir | Simonds | 1602-1650 | 1st baronet | Diarist and antiquary 1
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English Scholar 1
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English scholar 1
Deneke | Clara Sophie | 1847-1933 | Author 1
Deneke | Helena Clara | 1878-1973 1
Deneke | Margaret Clara Adele | 1882-1969 | Author and Musicologist 1
Desaguliers | John Theophilus | 1683-1744 | natural philosopher and engineer 1
Digby | George | 1612-1677 | Politician 1
Digby | Sir | Kenelm | 1603-1665 | Knight | Author Naval Commander and Diplomat 1
Dodds | Eric Robertson | 1893-1979 | classical scholar 1
Dryden | John | 1631-1700 | poet, playwright, and critic 1
Earle | John | d. 1665 | Bishop 1
Edgeworth | Michael Pakenham | 1812-1881 | Botanist 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
Gaignieres | Francois Roger De | 1642-1715 | French genealogist, antiquary and collector 1
Galsworthy | John | 1867-1933 | novelist and playwright 1
Garland | Alex | b 1970 | writer and filmmaker 1
Garland | Nicholas | b 1935 | political cartoonist 1
Garnett | David | 1892-1981 | writer and publisher 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
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Grahame (née Thomson) | Elspeth | 1862–1946 1
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | writer and secretary of the Bank of England 1
Greene | Vivien | nee Dayrell-Browning | 1905-2003 | expert on antique dolls' houses 1
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Language
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Cornish 1
English 157
English, Middle (1100-1500) 1
French 5
German 3
Irish 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Italian 1
Latin 7