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17th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 382 Collections and/or Records:


Libri Manuscripts

Miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Libri, including papers relating to classical literature, religion and medicine.
Extents: 68 shelfmarks
Dates: 10th-18th cent.

Lister Manuscripts

Scientific manuscripts of Lister, including manuscripts on fossils, medicine and shells, with letters, notes and extracts, and copies of works.
Extents: 41 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.

Liturgical Manuscripts written in Spain and France

Liturgical manuscripts written in Spain, 16th-18th century. The first item (MS Lat. liturg. a. 11) is a volume containing the following, written in Spain on parchment, 1657: a temporale of antiphons with painted initials, the main text followed by antiphons at Lauds for Common of Saints; 'quattor tempora Septembris'; and the offices for Maundy Thurs., Ash Wed. and Easter Sat., omitted from their usual…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-18th cent.

Locke Manuscripts

Papers of John Locke, including: Journals, letters, and accounts Papers relating to books and Locke's library Papers relating to theology, religion and philosophy Papers relating to money and coinage Medical notebooks and papers Papers relating to trade and the colonies Collections of verse …
Extents: 134 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.

Loveday Family Papers

Deeds and other papers concerning the property of the Loveday family, including property in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, London, Rutland, Derbyshire, Surrey, and Northamptonshire. The collection includes a pedigree of the Loveday family (MS. Top. Oxon. c. 597/12, fol. 7v).
Extents: 427 shelfmarks
Dates: 1482-1914

Lydyat Manuscripts

Manuscripts of Thomas Lydyat, including calendars, mathematical notes and treatises, chronological papers, and letters.
Extents: 13 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th cent.

Mallam Family Deeds

Deeds relating to 'The Firs' and other property of the Mallam family.
Extents: 148 shelfmarks
Dates: 1655-1882

Malone Manuscripts

Manuscripts and a few printed books collected by Malone, relating to poetry and drama.
Extents: 30 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.

Manuscripts and News-letters Collected by George Smith

Manuscripts and news-letters collected by George Smith. Including: (c. 7) a copy of a memorial by Alexander Cruden concerning Elizabeth Canning, 1754, with a series of engravings showing Elizabth Canning's adventures, 1754 (c. 10) 'The subscription of the inhabitants of the ward of Cheape, London, for a free and vollentary present to his Maiesty', 31 July 1661 (d. 16) the…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.

Manuscripts and Papers of Ingram Bywater

This collection consists of manuscripts collected by Bywater, working papers on classical subjects, and correspondence mainly with classical scholars.
Extents: 53 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th cent.-1914

Manuscripts by Thomas Traherne

Four manuscripts by Thomas Traherne, consisting of: 'Centuries of meditations', with Traherne's corrections 'Meditations and devotions' on the festivals of the Church, including prayers and poems by Traherne and others (in Traherne's hand) The 'Dobell folio' containing poems by Traherne and a commonplace book of Thomas Traherne, mainly on ethical and religious subjects …
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th century

Manuscripts collected by John Sparrow, 15th - 20th cent.

Collection of sixty manuscripts collected by John Sparrow. Includes literary manuscripts, correspondence and personal papers.
Extents: 1.3 Linear metres (13 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 15th-20th cent.

Manuscripts Collected by Sir Charles Harding Firth

Manuscripts collected by Sir Charles Harding Firth, with some working papers. The collection includes poetry, ballads, lectures, notebooks of extracts, and letters.
Extents: 28 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-20th cent.

Manuscripts of Jacques Philippe D'Orville

Manuscripts of Jacques Philippe D'Orville. His chief collections were made with a view to editing Theocritus and the Greek Anthology. The bulk of the manuscripts are not ancient, and largely consist of collations in printed books, and transcripts and notes, with many papers of Scipio and Alberico Gentili, and much of D'Orville's own correspondence.
Extents: 618 shelfmarks
Dates: 9th-18th cent.

Manuscripts of James P.R. Lyell

Manuscripts, mainly medieval, collected by Lyell, arranged in the following categories: British Isles France Germany and Austria Italy Netherlands Portugal Spain Greek Hebrew Arabic Lyell empt.
Extents: 169 shelfmarks
Dates: 11th-20th cent.

Manuscripts of John Selden

Manuscripts collected by Selden, including some mathematical, astronomical and astrological manuscripts. The majority of the manuscripts are in a variety of languages, mainly Latin, but also including English, Greek, Italian, French, Russian, German, Slavonic, Spanish, Portuguese, and Irish. The collection also includes many oriental manuscripts. MS. Arch. Seld. B. 62B, dating to the 18th century, was not part of Selden's original collection.
Extents: 364 shelfmarks
Dates: 8th-18th cent.

Map and Terrier of the Manors of Laxton and Kneesall, Nottinghamshire

Map of the manors of Laxton and Kneesall, owned by Sir William Courtenay, drawn by Mark Pierce in 1635, based on a survey made by Francis and William Mason in 1625 (on parchment, scale c. 1:3,950); together with a terrier of the manors (1635), with plans of new enclosures at Laxton (1732) and surveys and plans of parts of Laxton (1727).
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1635, 1727-32

Marshall Manuscripts

Marshall's manuscripts. The manuscripts are miscellaneous in subject matter and include Latin, English, Dutch, Italian, Greek, Anglo-Norman, Gothic, Anglo-Saxon, Coptic and Icelandic. The collection also includes some Oriental manuscripts.
Extents: 58 shelfmarks
Dates: 9th-17th cent.

Massey Manuscripts

Miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Massey, mainly historical (17th century) and literary (15th-17th century). Includes: (MS. Bodl. 175) Transcript of 24 Chester Mystery plays written in 1604. The last performance of the plays is believed to have been in 1575. (MSS. Bodl. 322-329) The original register of the proceedings of the Committee for Plundered Ministers. Seven volumes are arranged by…
Extents: 16 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-17th cent.

Meerman Manuscripts

Manuscripts of Jan Meerman, consisting of Greek and Latin manuscripts.
Extents: 59 shelfmarks
Dates: 11th-17th cent.