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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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Agreement between Alexander Pope and Bernard Lintot

Agreement between Alexander Pope and Bernard Lintot, 23 March 1714.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. a. 6
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 23 March 1714-1720
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Album containing water-colours, mainly of landscapes, with a few verses and engravings

Album containing water-colours, mainly of landscapes, with a few verses and engravings, 19th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. d. 33
Extents: 56 Leaves
Dates: 19th century
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Album of Louisa Powles (later Mrs. Matthew Plummer) containing verse and sketches

Album of Louisa Powles (later Mrs. Matthew Plummer) containing verse and sketches
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 181
Extents: 124 Leaves
Dates: 1827-1836
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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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Album of Mary Barker

Album of Mary Barker
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 36
Extents: 119 Leaves
Dates: Compiled c. 1813-1841
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Alexander Peplow, 'A Quick Lie', Jon Stallworthy poetry prize poem

Alexander Peplow, 'A Quick Lie', Jon Stallworthy poetry prize poem
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8418, fol. 1
Extents: 1 leaf
Dates: 2022
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Amended typescript by Peter Bladen, 'The Septangle. A Poetical Symposium'

Amended typescript by Peter Bladen, 'The Septangle. A Poetical Symposium', completed
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2571/1-3
Extents: 402 Leaves
Dates: 1991
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'An Anatomie for the Poore in Spirit Or the Case of an afflicted Conscience layed open by Example'

'An Anatomie for the Poore in Spirit Or the Case of an afflicted Conscience layed open by Example'
Shelfmark: MS. Bodl. 154
Extents: 50 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1608
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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 Enid Starkie

Archive of Enid Starkie, literary critic, author and fellow of Somerville College, Oxford.
Extents: 6.55 Linear metres (95 boxes)
Dates: 1879-1985, n.d.
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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 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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Literature 155
Poetry 147
20th century 110
19th century 83
Poets 55
English literature 48
18th century 45
17th century 41
English poetry 33
English poetry -- 20th century 31
Humanities 26
Letters 19
21st century 17
English literature -- 20th century 17
16th century 13
Correspondence 12
English Literature 12
English poetry -- 21st century 10
Literature -- 20th century 10
Latin poetry 9
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Latin literature 8
Literature -- Translations 8
Poems 8
Poetry -- 20th century 7
War poetry 7
Authors 6
English literature -- 19th century 6
Literary criticism 6
Oxford (England) 6
Poets -- 20th century 6
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 6
Political satire 6
English language 5
English poetry -- 19th century 5
English poetry -- Women authors 5
Essays 5
French literature 5
Greek literature 5
Manuscripts 5
Playwriting -- Drama 5
Religion 5
Religious poetry 5
Classical literature 4
Commonplace books 4
Music 4
Poetry, English 4
Poetry, Greek 4
Scholars 4
Sermons 4
University of Oxford 4
University of Oxford -- Students 4
Antiquarians 3
Authors, Classical 3
Bible 3
Children's literature 3
Cricket 3
Diaries 3
English literature -- 18th century 3
English poetry -- 17th century 3
France 3
Latin prose literature 3
Law 3
Lectures and lecturing 3
Letters -- 20th century 3
London (England) 3
Poetry, Italian 3
Religious literature, English 3
University of Oxford -- Intellectual life 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
Authors -- 20th century 2
Autographs 2
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms 2
Cornwall (England) 2
Drama 2
Drama -- 20th century 2
English literature -- 17th century 2
English poetry -- 18th century 2
Epic poetry 2
German literature 2
Great Britain -- History 2
Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Inklings (Group of writers) 2
Ireland 2
Italian literature 2
Journalism 2
Novelists 2
Novelists -- 20th century 2
Philosophy 2
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Poetry -- 19th century 2
Poetry, English -- 18th century 2
Poetry, English -- 19th century 2
Poets, English -- 18th century 2
Politics and Government 2
Publishing 2
Radio broadcasting -- Great Britain 2
Songs 2
Theater 2
Women scientists 2
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Indexed names
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 7
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 7
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 7
Williams | Charles Walter Stansby | 1886-1945 | author 6
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 3
Lewis | Cecil | Day- | 1904-1972 | poet and novelist 3
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 3
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 3
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 3
Swinburne | Algernon Charles | 1837-1909 | poet 3
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 2
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 2
Binyon | Laurence | 1869-1943 | Poet and art historian 2
Carew | Thomas | 1594-1640 | Poet 2
Donne | John | 1573-1631 | Dean of St Paul's, poet 2
Flecker | Herman James Elroy | 1884-1915 | poet and playwright 2
Gibson | Wilfrid Wilson | 1878-1962 | Georgian poet 2
Hawker | Robert Stephen | 1803-1875 | vicar of Morwenstow, poet and antiquary 2
Keats | John | 1795-1821 | Poet 2
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 2
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Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet 2
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 2
Ridler | Anne Barbara | 1912-2001 | née Bradby | poet and writer 2
Sassoon | Siegfried | 1886-1967 | poet 2
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 2
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 2
Southey | Robert | 1774-1843 | poet, journalist, and biographer 2
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 2
Treby | Ivor | 1933-2012 | poet, gay literary activist and Michael Field researcher 2
University of Oxford | Prizes 2
Wain | John Barrington | 1925-1994 | writer and poet 2
Warton | Joseph | 1722-1800 | Critic 2
Woolner | Thomas | 1825-1892 | Sculptor and 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
Adimari | Lodovico | 1644-1708 | poet 1
Alabaster | William | 1567-1640 | Latin Poet and Canon of St Paul's 1
Aldrich | Henry | fl 1685-1710 | sub-dean and dean of Christ Church 1
Alighieri | Dante | 1265-1321 | poet 1
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 1
Anderton | James | 1557-1613 | Religious controversialist also known as John Brereley 1
Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher 1
Armiger | Miles Christian | fl. 20th century 1
Ashbaugh | Dennis | 1946- | Artist 1
Atterbury | Francis | 1662-1732 | Bishop of Rochester 1
Augurellus | Johannes Aurelius | d. 1524 1
Augustine | d 604 | Saint, first Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Baker | Mary | fl. 1813-1841 1
Balcon | Jill Angela Henriette | 1925-2009 | actress and broadcaster 1
Banks | J. C. | fl. 1810-1822 1
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Begos | Kevin | Publisher 1
Belloc | Joseph Hilaire Pierre | 1870-1953 | writer and historian 1
Benlowes | Edward | 1602-1676 | poet 1
Bennett | Arnold | 1867-1931 | Writer 1
Betham | William | 1749-1839 | Antiquary and clergyman 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bladen | Peter | 1922-2001 | Poet 1
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | Antiquary and Editor 1
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | antiquary and editor 1
Bottomley | Gordon | 1874-1948 | Poet and playwright 1
Bowra | Sir | Maurice | 1898-1971 | Knight | scholar 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Bridger | R. Lowther | fl. 1905-1918 1
Bridges | Edward Ettingdene | 1892-1969 | civil servant 1
Bridges | Mary Monica | 1863-1949 | née Waterhouse | wife of Robert Bridges 1
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | poet laureate 1
Brooke | Rupert Chawner | 1887-1915 | Poet 1
Bruce | John | 1802-1869 | Antiquary 1
Butt | John Everett | 1906-1965 | Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh 1
Buxton | John | 1912-1989 | Scholar, university teacher, poet, and ornithologist 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
Casey | George Edward Comerford | 1846-1912 | clergyman, teacher and writer 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Church of England | Diocese of London | Consistory Court 1
Clare | John | 1793-1864 | Poet 1
Clayton | Roderick Edward | fl 1990 1
Coleridge | Samuel Taylor | 1772-1834 | Poet and philosopher 1
Coles | Jenny | nee Joseph | 1932-2018 | writer 1
Congreve | William | 1670-1729 | Dramatist 1
Cook | Mariana R. | b.1955 | Photographer 1
Cooper | J.G. | fl 1745-1762 1
Coppard | Alfred Edgar | 1878-1957 | writer 1
Cozens | Emily | fl 1880 1
Crabbe | George | 1754-1832 | Poet 1
Crespigny | Caroline de | 1798-1861 | poet 1
Dale | Peter | b. 1938 | poet and translator 1
Daman | Charles | 1813-1895 | clergyman 1
Davids | Roy | 1942-2017 | book dealer, collector, writer 1
Davis | Sir | Rupert Charles | Hart- | 1907-1999 | knight | author, editor, and publisher 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
Dixon | G. | fl. 1809 1
Dodds | Eric Robertson | 1893-1979 | classical scholar 1
Dodsley | Robert | 1703-1764 | Poet, dramatist and bookseller 1
Drinkwater | John | 1882-1937 | Poet and playwright 1
Dryden | John | 1631-1700 | poet, playwright, and critic 1
Dyer | George | 1755-1841 | Poet 1
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Language
English 223
Latin 36
French 15
German 10
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 9
Italian 7
Greek, Modern (1453-) 6
Spanish; Castilian 4
Welsh 3
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 2
Cornish 2
Dutch; Flemish 2
Irish 2
Portuguese 2
Arabic 1
Catalan; Valencian 1
Chinese 1
Danish 1
Hebrew 1
Russian 1