Guardbook of miscellaneous items, 17th cent., 19th-20th cent.

Extent: 147 leaves


Letters, mainly to H.W.C. Davis, mostly relating to the International Congress of Historical Studies, in English, French and German, 1911-13
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5739, fols. 1-61
Extent: 61 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes letters from

  • (fols. 2-6) Hermann Bloch, 1912-13
  • (fols. 7-12) Harry Bresslau, 1912
  • (fols. 18-19) Roland Delachenal, 1912
  • (fol. 20) Eugène Déprez, 1913
  • (fols. 25-8) Thomas Hodgkin, 1912
  • (fols. 32-3) Constantin Jirecek, 1912
  • (fols. 44-5) Henri Pirenne, 1912
  • (fols. 48-9) Oswald Redlich, 1912
  • (fols. 50-6) John Horace Round, 1912-13
Acquisition: Given, with MS. Eng. e. 2991, by Eleanor Davis, 1995.

Subjects (LCSH)
History -- Congresses

Printed obituary and memorial for Cuthbert Shields, in English and Latin, 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5739, fols. 62-4
Extent: 3 leaves
Acquisition: Bought with MSS. Don. e. 185-9 (five volumes containing an autobiographical account of Cuthbert Shields), with the aid of the Friends of the Bodleian, from Maggs Bros., 18 Apr. 1996.

Printed notices, and correspondence of the Oxfordshire Archaeological Society, 1885-1908, removed from MS. Eng. d. 2917
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5739, fols. 65-90
Extent: 26 leaves
Acquisition: Given, with MS. Eng. d. 2917, by Mrs. E. Leggatt.

Subjects (LCSH)
Archaeology -- Societies, etc.

Loose papers of the Oxford University Socialist Society, 1913-22, removed from MS. Eng. d. 3528
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5739, fols. 91-135
Extent: 45 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fols. 91-4) term cards and membership lists for the Oxford University Fabian Society, 1913-14
  • (fol. 95) typescript resolution of the Oxford University Fabian Society, 1915
  • (fols. 96-7) notes on the organisation of the Oxford University Socialist Society, 1915
  • (fols. 98-101) typescript constitution of the Oxford University Socialist Society, n.d.
  • (fols. 102-114) term cards and membership form, 1916-20
  • (fols. 115-118) printed notices of meetings and lectures, n.d.
  • (fols. 119-135) correspondence concerning affiliation to the Oxford University Labour Club, c.1920-22, including (fols. 133-4) letter from H. Graham Pollard, 1922
Acquisition: Given, with MS. Eng. d. 3528, by Mrs. Valerie Brokenshire, 1998.

Subjects (LCSH)
Universities and colleges -- Societies, etc.
Socialism -- Great Britain

Loose papers, 1815-1817, removed from mathematical notebook of James Lockhart, MS. Eng. b. 2055
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5739, fols. 136-46
Extent: 11 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fol. 136) engraved portrait of 'Mrs Lockhart Wife of James Lockhart Esqr of Lanhams in the County of Essex'
  • (fol. 137) notice by James Beck to Mr Rudolph Ackermann of intention to quit the farm at Holm's Head, 1816
  • (fol. 138) agreement by James Beck to hand over the farm at Holm's Head to James Lockhart, attorney to Mr Rudolph Ackermann, 1817
  • (fols. 144-6) mathematical notes, n.d.
Acquisition: Bought, with MS. Eng. b. 2055, Roger Gaskell, 1994.

Obituary for John Warre of Exeter College, Oxford by George Gaydon of Collompton, north Devon, Latin verse, 17th cent.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5739, fol. 147
Extent: 1 leaf
Acquisition: Given by B. Quaritch Ltd., c.1988.

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