Guard-book of miscellaneous items, 18th-20th cent.

Extent: 129 leaves


Copy of an account by E.R. Lyth of his experiences at the battle of Loos, 1915, with (fol. 1) letter about him, 1990, and (fol. 15) postcard from him, 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 1-15
Extent: 15 leaves
Acquisition: Given by F.L. Hudson, 1990.

Letters from Elizabeth Mary Wright to Vaughan Bishop, 1938
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 16-17
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Given by D.J. Spittal, 1991.

Letter from Sir Thomas Dyke Acland to Paul Colnaghi, 1824
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 18-19
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Bought, Michael Silverman, cat. 3 (1990), item 65.

Letters from Clement Attlee to Hartley Shawcross, 1948-52
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 20-6
Extent: 7 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Lord Shawcross, 1991.

Letters (the first incomplete) from John, Viscount Morley to J.A.C. Morrison, 1858-69
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 27-63
Extent: 37 leaves
Acquisition: Bought from M. Scott Archer, 1991.

Letter from H.H. Asquith to [Margaret Evelyn Stanley], 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 64-7
Extent: 4 leaves
Acquisition: Bought, Henry Bristow, cat. 304 (1991), item 138.

Letter from C.S. Lewis to Owen Barfield, 1963, with (fol. 69) C.S. Lewis, 'Biographica Theologica', in Greek, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 68-9
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Owen Barfield through Walter Hooper, 1991

Letter from John Keble to H.O. Coxe, 1855
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 70-2
Extent: 3 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Brian Carter, 1991.

Letter from Ronald Knox, 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fol. 73
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by Brian Carter, 1991.

Loose leaves, including some letters, removed from the travel diaries of John Parkinson (MSS. Eng. d. 2255-62, e. 2422-4), 1780-94, 1840
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 74-95
Extent: 22 leaves
Acquisition: Bought as MSS. Eng. d. 2255-62, e. 2422-4.

Loose leaves, including (fols. 99-100) comments on part of the route, removed from the travel diaries of John Parkinson (MSS. Eng. d. 2296-7), c.1792-3
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 96-102
Extent: 7 leaves
Acquisition: Bought as MSS. Eng. d. 2296-7.

Letters to E.R. Dodds, 1964-5
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 103-7
Extent: 5 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Waterfields, 1986.

Note from Alan Bennett to David Vaisey, 1991
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fol. 108v
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by David Vaisey, 1991.

Additional note to the 'Memoir' of Denis Murray (MS. Eng. c. 2193), 1991
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 109-11
Extent: 3 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Denis Murray, 1991.

Typescript announcement 'To the Citizens of Russia', [1991], with (fol. 113) a letter about it, 1991
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 112-13
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Given by D.F. Shaw, 1991.

Letter from Monica Bridges to Fräulein Grünig, 1936
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 114-15
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Fräulein Grünig, 1991.

Letter from Pierre Monteux in reply to a letter (draft, fol. 119) from J.H. Shera, 1914
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 116-19
Extent: 4 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Mrs. Elsie Arnold, 1991.

Letters to Mackinnon Wood, 1907-16, from (fols. 120-1) H. Campbell Bannerman, 1907, (fols. 122-3) H.H. Asquith, 1912, and (fols. 124-7) Margot Asquith, 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2720, fols. 120-9
Extent: 10 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Jenifer Mackinnon Wood, 1991.

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