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Great Britain -- History

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Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:


Additional papers of Henry William Carless Davis (1874-1928)

Papers, mainly exercise notebooks containing notes for lectures, of Henry William Carless Davis (1874-1928), Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University.
Extents: 5.0 Linear metres (50 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: [1901-1922], n.d.

Archive of Sir Frederick Maurice Powicke

Correspondence and papers of the historian, Sir Frederick Maurice Powicke, mainly relating to his academic work.
Extents: 6.8 Linear metres (41 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1882-1964

Autobiography of Cuthbert Shields

Autobiography of Cuthbert Shields, written in five notebooks in the form of letters, 1884-6, to F.A. Clarke, Fellow of Corpus and Edwin Palmer, Archdeacon of Oxford, to explain the conduct which led to his confinement in an asylum in Fulham in 1878 and prolonged travel abroad. The discursive account of his own life is interspersed with reflections on biblical, historical and political subjects.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1883-6

Ballard Collection

Ballard's manuscripts, including letters and papers of Dr Arthur Charlett (1655-1722), Master of University College, Oxford, and Thomas Rawlins (1620-1670), medallist and playwright. Many of the manuscripts have literary or historical content.
Extents: 75 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-18th cent.

Collections of Nathaniel Johnston and Richard Frank

Collections of Nathaniel Johnston and Richard Frank. Johnston's collections are divided into sections relating to Yorkshire, genealogy and English history; Frank's into Yorkshire, and legal and miscellaneous.
Extents: 100 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-18th cent.

Commonplace Books of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler

Commonplace books of Sir Michael, on various subjects including education, religion, history and politics.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks, consisting of 52 parts
Dates: 1899-[c. 1911]

Dugdale Manuscripts

Dugdale's manuscripts, including historical and genealogical notes and extracts partly relating to Warwickshire. The manuscripts include Latin, English, French, Anglo-Norman and Old English.
Extents: 49 shelfmarks
Dates: 15th-17th cent.

Jones Manuscripts

Manuscripts collected by Jones, including various chronicles and documents relating to British history. The manuscripts are mainly in Latin with some English, Greek and Scots.
Extents: 61 shelfmarks
Dates: 12th-17th cent.
Single Item

Letter from J.A. Froude

Letter from J.A. Froude, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fol. 81
Extents: 1 leaf
Dates: n.d.

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.

Papers of C.H. Pearson

Correspondence and papers of C.H. Pearson, consisting of: Letters to Pearson, 1850-1894 Letters to other members of the Pearson family, 1872-1926 Miscellaneous papers of Pearson, 1851-1894, many relating to Oxford University Papers relating to The collected mathematical papers of H.J.S. Smith, ed. J.W.L. Glaisher (Oxford, 1894) …
Extents: 17 shelfmarks
Dates: 1841-1926

Papers of H.W.C. Davis

Notes and lectures, with some miscellaneous papers, of H.W.C. Davis, mainly relating to English and European history.
Extents: 128 shelfmarks
Dates: 19th-20th century

Papers of Murray Edward Gordon Finch-Hatton, 12th Earl of Winchelsea

Modern history lecture notes, reading lists and notes, and essays of Murray Edward Gordon Finch-Hatton as an undergraduate of Balliol College. The collection includes papers relating to English history, European history, and political economy.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1870-4

Papers of Richard de la Mare

Modern history reading notes and essays of Richard de la Mare as an undergraduate.
Extents: 7 shelfmarks
Dates: 1920-1923

Papers of R.V. Lennard

Papers of R.V. Lennard, consisting of: Essays and notes taken at lectures, mainly as an undergraduate at New College, 1904-7 Lectures by Lennard, c.1919-51 Notebooks and notes on English and European history Printed ephemera, 1907-36
Extents: 53 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent.

Perrott Manuscripts

Manuscripts of Thomas Perrott, including: 'The letters of Sr John Perrott, Lord Deputy of Ireland, to the Queene and her cheife Ministers of state,' 11 July 1584-26 May 1586, on Irish public affairs Copies of manuscripts relating to French and English history
Extents: 9 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-17th century

Rawlinson Manuscripts

Rawlinson's manuscripts, consisting of: Rawlinson A: English history Rawlinson B: English history Rawlinson C: History, theology Rawlinson D: Miscellaneous Rawlinson E: Sermons Rawlinson F: Poetry Rawlinson G: Classics Rawlinson H: Letters Rawlinson I: Mainly theology …
Extents: 5122 shelfmarks
Dates: 8th-18th century

Selden Manuscripts

Correspondence and papers of John Selden, with some manuscripts owned by him, including: Correspondence, 1616-54 Papers relating to political affairs, early English history, and legal affairs during Charles I's reign Lectures on Aristotle given at the Jesuit College, Rome, late 16th century Lectures on St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa…
Extents: 44 shelfmarks
Dates: 1598-1655

Sheldon Papers

Seven volumes consisting of a collection of original papers relating to ecclesiastical and civil affairs in Great Britain and Ireland from 1585 to 1724, chiefly owned by, and many written to, Archbishop Gilbert Sheldon in about 1660-1677.
Extents: 7 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-18th century
Single Item

Transcripts, mainly from medieval documents, by George Harbin

Transcripts, mainly from medieval documents, by George Harbin, early 18th century, entitled 'Collectanea de rebus Britannicis'.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. hist. b. 3
Extents: 261 Leaves
Dates: early 18th century