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17th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 382 Collections and/or Records:


Papers Connected with the Fairfax Family

Papers connected with the Fairfax family, including portraits, pedigree notes, correspondence and papers.
Extents: 8 shelfmarks
Dates: 1602-1832

Papers of Arthur Capel, Earl of Essex

Copies of letters and dispatches written by Arthur Capel when Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1672-1677, arranged chronologically in five volumes.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1690-1700

Papers of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) and of his family

The papers of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), statesman and author.
Extents: 63.66 Linear metres (382 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1681-1928 (predominantly 19th century)

Papers of Byrom Eaton

The papers of Byrom Eaton include letters of institution and mandate for induction to Uffington vicarage, presentations to Nuneham rectory, papers relating to a legal dispute, a lease of the profits of Nuneham rectory, and a declaration regarding the next two presentations to Nuneham rectory.
Extents: 12 shelfmarks
Dates: 1646-60

Papers of Caleb and Sarah Cooke

Religious writings of Caleb Cooke and his wife Sarah.
Extents: 0.15 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1680-1748

Papers of Chandlings Farm, Kennington

A group of 34 deeds and legal papers, mainly feoffments and leases, concerning the title of Chandlings Farm. The collection includes a rough sketch plan of the property, early 17th century.
Extents: 34 shelfmarks
Dates: 1480-1746

Papers of F. Tyrwhitt-Drake, of Shardeloes, Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Tyrwhitt-Drake's papers, consisting of: Documents relating to the Garsington, Oxfordshire, estate, 1515-1847, including Stoke Talmage, Chippinghurst, chiefly 18th century, when it belonged to the Wickham family Oxfordshire estate papers, 1550-early 19th century, mostly Finmere Papers relating to the execution of Dr. Radcliffe's will, of which William Drake, became a trustee in…
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 1515-1846

Papers of Falconer Madan relating to his New bibliography of the Eikon Basilike of King Charles the First

Papers of Falconer Madan relating to his New bibliography of the Eikon Basilike of King Charles the First (Oxford & London: 1951) in two volumes. Contents arranged in 'Madan' (bibliography) item number order include: letters, 1895-1961 cuttings, facsimiles and notes, with lists of contents by Madan. Items found loose and not…
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: mid. 17th-20th cent.

Papers of Hugh Barker

The papers include: bonds undertaking to repay sums of money bonds given to Barker undertaking to observe covenants in leases not found in this collection title deeds of Barker's Piddington and Ambrosden (Oxfordshire) property an acquittance to Mary Barker, widow, from parishoners of Piddington for £20 bequeathed to the poor there by Barker, 1633/4 …
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1553-1647

Papers of John Wallis

Notes, calculations, and problems by John Wallis. For a description of the mathematical parts of these manuscripts, see C.J. Scriba, Studien zur Mathematik des John Wallis (Boethius. Texte und Abhandlungen zur Geschichte der exakten Wissenschaften vi, Wiesbaden, 1966), 115-116.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1651-1695

Papers of John Warner

Sermon notes of John Warner, with papers of other members of the Warner family of Walsingham Abbey, Norfolk, including legal estate papers.
Extents: 13 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.

Papers of Joseph Bingham

Sermons and other writings of Joseph Bingham, consisting of: Sermons, 1695-1763 Translation of fourteen discourses of St. Chrysostom, 1716 Annals of the papacy, 1252-1558, the original heading 'Hist. of Pop. usurpations & rebel. from 1512 to 1558' Two sets of praelectiones by Joseph Bingham the younger (1713-35), written at Corpus Christi College, Oxford,…
Extents: 8 shelfmarks
Dates: 1695-1763

Papers of New College, Oxford

Six volumes containing New College bursary papers, bills, and receipts relating partly to rents and dues, partly to emoluments and trust funds, but mainly domestic accounts, e.g. for services, materials, upkeep etc.
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: 1698-1846

Papers of Philip and Matthew Henry

Papers and correspondence of Philip and Matthew Henry, and of the Henry family, consisting of: Commonplace books, containing mainly extracts from printed books, many on religious subjects, late 17th-18th century Volume containing accounts and rental, and copies of deeds, wills and executors' accounts, with notes of births and deaths of members of the Henry family, 17th century, with some later…
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.

Papers of Richard Higgs and John Higgs

Papers of Richard Higgs and John Higgs, with notes on the writers by Thomas Percy, 1770.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1677-1770

Papers of Robert Finch

Papers of Robert Finch, consisting of personal papers, including: Letters to Finch, arranged alphabetically by correspondent Journals, 1813-18, written in Portugal, England, France, Italy, Greece and Turkey, giving detailed historical, architectural, archaeological and topographical accounts of places visited Diaries, 1815-30, in a summary tabular form, written in Italy,…
Extents: 81 shelfmarks
Dates: 12th-19th cent.

Papers of Roger Whitley

Papers of Roger Whitley, mainly in his hand, including notebooks containing information about foreign affairs and a royalist rising; copies of proceedings in Parliament, 1667-1677; a diary, 1684-1697; and commonplace books, in which Whitley collected material under general headings.
Extents: 13 shelfmarks
Dates: 1655-1697

Papers of Sir John Bankes

The collection contains official documents, 1634-40, mainly comprising copies of petitions to the king, with related papers, and warrants addressed to Bankes. There are bundles of papers relating to the American colonies; the granting of patents for monopolies and inventions, and charters of incorporation for boroughs and trades. There are bundles of draft proclamations; extracts from medieval records about the levying of contributions for the defence of the realm; recognizances and…
Extents: 77 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1622]-1650

Papers of Sir Richard Cocks

Writings and parliamentary diaries of Sir Richard Cocks.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1681]-1726

Papers of Sir William Erle

Two albums of letters and documents, consisting of letters to Sir William Erle and Lady Erle, 1834-1885, and miscellaneous letters and documents, 1660-1937.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-20th cent.