Guard-book of miscellaneous items donated by the Friends of the Bodleian, 18th-20th cent.

Extent: 147 leaves


Anne Ridler, letter, 1976, and drafts of a poem, 'A Pirated Edition', published in Some Time After, and Other Poems (London, 1972)
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 1-6
Extent: 6 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Friends of the Bodleian, 1990.

Letters from Robert Bridges to John Freeman, 1909-28
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 7-17
Extent: 11 leaves
Custodial History: David J. Holmes, cat. 29, July 1990.
Acquisition: Given by Simon Nowell-Smith, through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1990.

Joyce Cary's pencil sketches of illustrations for a limited edition of his novel, The Horse's Mouth (London, 1957)
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 18-25
Extent: 8 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Andrew Wright, through Bodley's American Friends, 1998.

Letter from George Charles Moore Smith to Percy Simpson, relating to his work on Thomas Randolph, 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 26-9
Extent: 4 leaves
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Letter from Frederick M. Radcliffe to Musgrave Brown, relating to his library, 1947
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fol. 30
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Letter to Lady Sophia Tower, relating to her collection of birds' eggs, 1852
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 31-3
Extent: 3 leaves
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Subjects (LCSH)
Birds -- Eggs

Letter to Mrs Morrat, relating to prevention of illness caused by damp clothes, 1850
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fol. 34
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Letters from Herbert Hensley Henson to (fols. 35-40) James Nankivell and (fols. 41-4) Professor Jacob, 1932-43
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 35-44
Extent: 10 leaves
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Letters to Miss Emma Marshall, from her sister Sarah Jane West and her nieces, describing their life in Australia, 1853-62
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 45-86
Extent: 42 leaves
Custodial History: Bought, Henry Bristow of Ringwood, 2 Oct. 1995.
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Letters from Arthur Pearse, a subaltern in the British Army in India, to his sister in England, 1855-76
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 87-97
Extent: 11 leaves
Custodial History: Bought, Henry Bristow of Ringwood, 2 Oct. 1995.
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Printed list of students who had passed their examinations at Oxford University, with autograph note from Charles Atmore Ogilvie, examiner, to John Sandford, graduate, 1824
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fol. 98
Extent: 1 leaf
Custodial History: Bought, Henry Bristow of Ringwood, 2 Oct. 1995.
Acquisition: Given by John Fuggles, through Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.

Manuscript and printed poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1849-82, with extracts from bookseller's catalogues and notes by John Sparrow, 20th cent.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 99-124
Extent: 26 leaves
Separated Material: Alfred Tennyson, Poems, chiefly lyrical (London, 1830), is Vet. A6 e. 2352.
Acquisition: Bequeathed with Vet. A6 e. 2352, by John Sparrow, 1993.

Letters, poems and newspaper cuttings, removed from MS. Don. d. 210, an album belonging to William Lisle Bowles, 1756-1848
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 179, fols. 125-47
Extent: 23 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 125-8) letter, with (fol. 128) typescript copy, from Soame Jenyns, 1756
  • (fol. 129) pencil portrait of William Lisle Bowles
  • (fol. 130) print of a portrait of William Lisle Bowles, 1786
  • (fol. 131) poem by Dr Langfo[rd], The following Lines were written upon an accidental visit to the Church-Yard, at Walmer, near Deal (Brentford, [1802])
  • (fols. 132-4) letter from George Chalmers, n.d.
  • (fols. 137-8) newspaper cuttings, including (fol. 137) a poem by W.L. Bowles, on the death of his nephew, Philip Bowles Burlton, in India, 1833
  • (fols. 139-43) typescript copies of letters from William Howley to W.L. Bowles, 1841-2
  • (fols. 144-6) letter from Lord George Bentinck, 1848
Acquisition: Bequeathed with MS. Don. d. 210, by John Sparrow, 1993.

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