Guard-book of miscellaneous items, 19th-20th cent.

Extent: 85 leaves


Letters from Austin Farrer to R. Howard S. Williams, 1943-65, with (fols. 13-15) notes on Williams and the letters by Philip Curtis, 1990
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 1-15
Extent: 15 leaves
Acquisition: Given by R.H.S. Williams, 'Brother James', through the Rev. Philip Curtis, 1990.

Aurel Stein papers, 1932-70
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 16-48
Extent: 33 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fols. 16-29) correspondence between Stein and Ahmet Zeki Validi Togan, 1932-3
  • (fols. 30-9) unpublished typescript article, 'Über die türkischen Stämme in Südpersien' by Togan, with a few manuscript alterations and his signature, n.d. [1932-3]
  • (fols. 40-5) draft of article (anonymous), "Ahmed Zeki Validi," published in Die Welt des Islams, Bd. 14 (1932), pp. 22-25
  • (fols. 46-8) letters between Stein and Tadeusz Kowalski, 1935
Acquisition: Found in the study of the Keeper of Oriental Books, 1991.

Loose papers, mainly diary entries of Bessie E.R. Rayne, 1898-1950, removed from Rayne diary volumes, MSS. Eng. e. 2621, e. 2639, e. 2657-9
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 49-59
Extent: 11 leaves
Acquisition: Bought with MSS. Eng. e. 2615-69, D.P. White, cat. 29 (1990), item 277.

Letter of Harold Butler to J.H. Simpson, 1945
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fol. 60
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by Jennie Waterson, 1992.

Letters from A.P. Stanley, c.1845-63, n.d., to (fols. 61-2) Sir William Smith, c.1845, and (fols. 64-5) George Grote, 1863
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 61-5
Extent: 5 leaves
Acquisition: Bought, D.P. White, Occasional List 38 (1991), items 204-5.

Letter from Sir James Mackintosh, Bombay, to W. Wishaw, 1806
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 66-70
Extent: 5 leaves
Acquisition: Bought by A.L. Goodhart from a Maggs catalogue (1930), item 2252; given by Sir Philip Goodhart, 1992.

Letter from Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd to Edward Rushton1847
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fol. 71
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Bought by A.L. Goodhart from a Maggs catalogue (1930), item 2841; given by Sir Philip Goodhart, 1992.

Letter from Edward Foxhall to William Beckford, 1807
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 72-3
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Bought, John Wilson, 1992.

Letter from Francis Douce to [ T.F. Dibdin], 1825
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 74-6
Extent: 3 leaves
Acquisition: Bought, John Wilson, 1992.

Letter from Samuel Wilberforce to James Mozley, 1865
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 77-9
Extent: 3 leaves
Acquisition: Given by John Wilson, 1992.

Letter to H.O. Coxe, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fol. 80
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by John Wilson, 1992.

Letter from J.A. Froude , n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fol. 81
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by John Wilson, 1992.

Letter from William Cobbett to [J.Y.] Akerman, 1831
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 82-3
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Found in Library, 1992.

Clare Palmer, 'And there was no more Sea', English Poem on a Sacred Subject, prize poem, University of Oxford, typescript, 1992
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2819, fols. 84-5
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Clare Palmer , 1992.

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