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17th century

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 382 Collections and/or Records:

Collection

Mendham Manuscripts

The Mendham collection is almost entirely connected with the Council of Trent (the main object of which was the definitive determination of the doctrines of the Catholic Church in answer to the heresies of the Protestants) and includes letters and diaries.
Extents: 37 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-17th cent.
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The 'Merton' and 'Dowden' Manuscripts relating to John Donne

The 'Merton' and 'Dowden' manuscripts of the sermons of John Donne, used by G.R. Potter and E.M. Simpson in The sermons of John Donne (10 vols., Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1953-62), and the 'Dowden' manuscript of Donne's poems, used by Sir Herbert Grierson in The poems of John Donne (2 vols., Oxford, 1912) and by Dame Helen Gardner in The divine poems (2nd ed., Oxford, 1978).
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: early 17th cent.
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Microfilm of the Diary of John Ward

Positive microfilm of the diary of the Rev. John Ward.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent. (original 17th cent)
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Microfilms of the Borough Records of Woodstock in Oxfordshire

Woodstock borough records, 1588-1650 comprising: acts of Portmouth Court, 1588-1621, with gaps chamberlains' accounts, 1608-50.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1588-1650
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Microfilms of Windsor Borough Records

Microfilms of Windsor borough records comprising: hall books, 1783-98, 1798-1828 chamberlain's account books, 1637-1834.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1637-1834
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Milles Devonshire Manuscripts

Devonshire manuscripts of Jeremiah Milles, including heraldic collections, pedigrees of Devonshire families, and papers relating to Exeter Cathedral.
Extents: 21 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.
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Miscellaneous Documents relating mainly to Norfolk and Suffolk

A collection of miscellaneous documents relating mainly to Norfolk and Suffolk, 15th-17th century, comprising: a table in the hand of John Anstis (17th cent.) copies of a list of valuations of benefices in the diocese of Norwich; and of a list of monasteries, appropriated churches and other items, and various dues a 16th-century copy of 'Cartae et confirmaciones domus S.…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-17th cent.
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The Monk Bretton Papers

Personal papers of three generations of the Dodson family; Sir John Dodson, John George Dodson and John William Dodson, 1568-1930 (predominantly 1807-1930).
Extents: 11.5 Linear metres (115 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1568-1932 (predominantly 1807-1930)
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Montagu Manuscripts

Manuscripts collected by Captain Montagu. The collection includes: copies of works by classical authors English and Italian poetry papers relating to the works of Shakespeare
Extents: 56 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-19th cent.
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Music Bequeathed by T.W. Bourne

Music bequeathed by T.W. Bourne.
Extents: 20 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.
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Music Manuscripts from the Library of St. Michael's College, Tenbury, Worcestershire

The collection includes: English and Italian madrigal part-books polyphonic manuscript part-books, from c. 1600, with sacred and secular works of English and Continental composers the most important source for Purcell's Dido and Aeneas Adrian Batten's organbook autograph manuscripts of Blow, Boyce, Burney, Wesley and…
Extents: 1156 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1600]-1930
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New College Chapel Choir Books

New College Chapel Choir Books: incomplete sets and isolated members of part-books which were in use from the early 17th century up to the middle of the 19th century and probably later. Content and arrangement differ even in parts from the same set, as unwanted music was discarded when the books were repaired, and space was filled unsystematically: in the latter half of the period music was sometimes copied by one hand in unrelated books. On the covers there is usually indication of content…
Extents: 32 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.
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North Family Papers

Papers of the North family. The largest groups of papers in the collection are the estate and personal papers of Francis North, 1st Earl of Guilford, and Frederick, 2nd Earl of Guilford. There are smaller groups of personal papers of other members of the family ranging from Edward, 1st Baron North, in the 16th century, to William, 12th Baron North, in the late 19th century. Many of the title deeds and estate papers, and some correspondence (of the Doyle family) in the collection are papers of…
Extents: 349 shelfmarks
Dates: 13th-20th century
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Northamptonshire Collections of W. Paterson Ellis

Records of the parish of Helmdon in Northamptonshire, collected by W. Paterson Ellis, including original overseers' accounts, churchwardens' accounts, and constables' accounts, and copies by Ellis parish registers.
Extents: 7 shelfmarks
Dates: 1653-1890
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Notebook of Sir Henry Savile, with a Description by P.E. Matheson

Notebook of Sir Henry Savile compiled during a continental tour, c. 1581. The notebook includes a commentary on Aristotle, Meteorologica, dated '10 Maij. 1581. Vratislaviae' (Wroclaw, Poland); notes in Italian on scientific subjects; and extracts from Themistius on the Posterior Analytics. Savile's name does not appear; the attribution to him is made by Gamillscheg & Harlfinger (IA, p. 79, no. 116) on the basis of the Greek script. The accompanying MSS…
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1581], [18--?]
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Notebooks compiled by John or Charles Towneley at Douai College

Notebooks compiled by John or Charles Towneley at Douai College, 1651-2, containing disputations and commentaries on Aristotle, with special reference to the teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas. A printed schedule of subjects in logic to be disputed by John Ashton, 1651, has been removed from the back of f. 47, and is now [pr. bk.] Vet. E1. a. 1 (3).
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1651-2
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Notebooks of Thomas Aldersey

Notebooks of Thomas Aldersey, lawyer, containing notes on sermons, 1653-89, with some notebooks in other hands, 17th cent.
Extents: 2.7 Linear metres (27 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1600-1699
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Papers and Letters of French Booksellers and Bibliographers

The papers and letters of French booksellers and bibliographers, including those of the Nyon family (papers cover 1786-1820), Treutell & Würtz (papers cover 1813-43), and Étienne Gabriel Peignot (papers cover 1804-53). There is also an arrangement of papers of miscellaneous French, German, Italian and English writers and booksellers (17th-19th century).
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.
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Papers Collected by Sir Daniel Fleming

Newsletters and other papers, 1665-1680, 1688-1689, collected by Sir Daniel Fleming, including: Jan. 1667-June 1675, weekly half-sheets sent from HM Paper Office on Sir Joseph Williamson's instructions June 1675-April 1680, newsletters from the same, sent more frequently Sept. 1688-Aug. 1691, copies sent by various agents to Sir Daniel Fleming, his brother Roger, Sir…
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 1665-1689
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Papers concerning the Nagel and Günther families

Notes and transcripts concerning the Nagel family, with some original papers and letters of the 17th and 18th century; papers concerning the Kreidenmann family; papers containing stipendia for which members of the Nagel family were eligible (18th-19th century), with funeral address, with contemporary and later annotations on Samuel Urlsperger, 1772.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-early 20th cent.