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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:


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

Albums of the Edgeworth and Fox families

Three albums, consisting of a commonplace book of Frances Anne Edgeworth, an embroidery pattern book, and an album of sketches and watercolours, with drawings by Mary Anne Fox.
Extents: 0.5 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 19th century

Archive of Robert Seymour Bridges

Archive of Robert Seymour Bridges, Poet Laureate, 1865-1969.
Extents: 13.2 Linear metres (137 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1865-1969

Archive of Winifred Gill

Papers of Winifred Gill, artist, writer and social reformer
Extents: 10.63 Linear metres (70 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1880s-2008

Autograph Verse by D.G. Rossetti

Autograph verse by D.G. Rossetti, copied for Mrs William Morris, mainly printed, with many differences in the text, in The works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, ed. W.M. Rossetti (London, 1911).
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 19th century

Boreal Manuscripts

A collection of 153 Scandinavian manuscripts (chiefly Icelandic, a few Danish, Latin and Swedish), including papers relating to poetry, law and history.
Extents: 153 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-19th century

Collection of Welsh Poems

A collection of 17th- and 18th-century Welsh poems. The collection also includes some Welsh medical receipts, apparently of the the 17th century, with a few additions in English.
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.

Collections by Louise Imogen Guiney

Collections by Louise Imogen Guiney for a proposed edition of the sonnets of William Alabaster, consisting of papers and letters relating to Alabaster, including correspondence with Bertram Dobell, 1904-14, and transcripts of sonnets by Alabaster, c. 1890-1908.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks (0.55 linear metres)
Dates: [c. 1890]-1914

Copies of Properti carmina

Enlarged microfilm copies and photocopies of Propertius's works, used by E.A. Barber for his edition of Propertius.
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent.

Heber Family Papers

Papers of the Heber family, mainly correspondence of Reginald Heber and of his sons, Richard and Reginald. The collection also includes: Notes and verse by Reginald Heber Correspondence, 1793-1832, verse, 1768-1775, and a journal, 1786, of Mary, second wife of Reginald Heber Lists and catalogues of books, and bibliographical notes made by Richard Heber School…
Extents: 69 shelfmarks
Dates: [c.1760-1834]

The Howard Gray Swann collection of Warton Family Papers

Papers of the Warton family, 1688-1864, including Thomas Warton (1688-1745), Joseph Warton (1722-1800), Thomas Warton (1728-1790).
Extents: 1.43 Linear metres (13 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1688-1864

Ivor Treby archive

Correspondence and papers of Ivor Treby, poet, gay literary activist and Michael Field researcher.
Extents: 4.5 Linear metres (30 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1884-2012

Letters from Eric Bligh to Arnold Muirhead, with a collection of poems by Ronald Fuller

Letters from Eric Bligh to Arnold Muirhead, 1929-1957, with (MS. Eng. d. 2039, fols. 459-474) a holograph collection of poems by Ronald Fuller, 'Honey of Sweet Days', 1939.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1929-1957

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.

Malone Manuscripts

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

Manuscripts written and illuminated by William Morris, consisting of: Manuscripts of 'The story of the dwellers at Eyr', incomplete Fragments of 'Ogier the Dane', The Arabian nights, and 'The story of Harold Hairfair' Manuscript of 'The story of Hen Thorir' Manuscript of 'The story of the banded men' Manuscript of…
Extents: 9 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1870-1876]

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.

Microfilms of the first-line index of manuscript poetry in the British Library

Microfilm copies of the first-line index of manuscript poetry in the British Library.
Extents: 9 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent.

Notebooks of Margaret L. Woods

Five notebooks of Margaret L. Woods, containing drafts of verse.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: [c.1892-1920]