Guard-book of miscellaneous items, 16th-20th cent.

Extent: 125 leaves


Papers of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, removed from MSS. Eng. d. 3548-50, including minutes, a draft constitution, reports, correspondence and accounts, also programmes for the Oxford Summer Festival of the Arts, 1934-53
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 1-35
Extent: 35 leaves
Acquisition: Bought with MSS. Eng. d. 3548-50, e. 3413, Bloomsbury Book Auctions, 13 Dec. 2002, lot 50.

Subjects (LCSH)
Universities and Colleges -- Great Britain -- Societies

Sketches of artefacts, figures and trees, in pencil and pastel, by Henry Wallis, c.1869-1910, removed from MSS. Eng. d. 3552, d. 3558, e. 3416, e. 3423, e. 3426
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 36-63
Extent: 28 leaves
Acquisition: Bought with MSS. Eng. d. 3552-8, e. 3414-27, Campbell-Wilson, 24 Mar. 2003.

Subjects (LCSH)
Drawing, English

Papers of Germaine Almayrac, French secretary to the Polish government-in-exile, 1931-55, removed from MS. Photogr. b. 51,
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 64-79
Extent: 16 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fols. 72-3) permission slips to enable her to travel to England from France, with the Polish government, [1940]
  • (fols. 74-6) registration card and certificate, as a foreign national, 1941
  • (fols. 77-8) two letters from the British Red Cross Society, containing details of her brother's death, 1941-2
Acquisition: Given with MS. Photogr. b.51, by Germaine Almayrac, 1997.

Subjects (LCSH)
World War, 1939-1945

Papers of Robert Hudson, 1819-29, removed from MSS. Eng. d. 3605, e. 3439, 3441-2, 3444-5
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 80-92

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fol. 80) financial notes, 1819, removed from MS. Eng. d. 3605
  • (fols. 81-2) letter from R.Dayot to Hudson, 1821, removed from MS. Eng. e. 3439
  • (fol. 83) financial notes, 1827, removed from MS. Eng. e. 3441
  • (fols. 84-6) miscellaneous papers, 1827, removed from MS. Eng. e. 3442
  • (fols. 87-9) book lists, 1829, removed from MS. Eng. e. 3444
  • (fols. 90-2) travel notes, 1829, removed from MS. Eng. e. 3445
Acquisition: Given by Gerald Hamilton-Edwards, 1987.
Separated Material: See catalogue of the papers of Robert Hudson and William Cotton, 1818-c.1860

Papers of William Cotton, c. 1860, separated from MS. Eng. d. 3551
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 93-107
Extent: 15 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes

  • (fol. 93) pencil sketch of Edward Cotton by JC, 1841
  • (fol. 94) print of an unidentified women
  • (fols. 95-96) silhouette of an unidentified woman, with a template
  • (fol. 97) print of a 'cottage girl shelling pease'
  • (fols. 98-103) antiquarian notes
  • (fols. 104-106) geneological notes on the Cotton family. Unknown source.
  • (fol. 107) newspaper cutting. Devizes Advertiser. 23rd Febuary 1860. Testimonial to Mrs Guthrie.
Acquisition: Given with MS. Eng. d. 3551, by Gerald Hamilton-Edwards, 1987.
Separated Material: See catalogue of the papers of Robert Hudson and William Cotton, 1818-c.1860

Letter to Elias Duek-Cohen, 1950, from A.A. Milne
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 108-9
Extent: 2 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes original envelope

Acquisition: Given by Elias Duek-Cohen, 2001.

Letters belonging to John Whale, 1887-1926
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols.110-7
Extent: 7 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises letters from

  • (fols. 110-11) Charlotte Mary Yonge, 1887
  • (fols. 112-13) John Masefield, written from America, 1918
  • (fols. 114-15) Anna de Bary to Mrs Lister, 1921
  • (fol. 116) E.V. Lucas, 1924
  • (fol. 117) Walter de la Mare to Miss Dale, 1926
Acquisition: Given by John Whale, 2001.

Letter from Walter de la Mare, 1912
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 118-21
Extent: 4 leaves
Custodial History: Given to A.C. de la Mare by C. Marjorie Smith, 1982.
Acquisition: Bequeathed by A.C. de la Mare, 2001.

Letter from Sir Charles Harding Firth to Rev. A.B. Beaven, 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 122-3
Extent: 2 leaves
Acquisition: Given by Paul H. Hardacre, 2003.

Verses by Thomas Sackville, Baron Buckhurst, for the monument to Sir Thomas and Sir Philip Hoby at Bisham, after 1566
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 124-5

Account, in the form of a journal, of the special embassy of Richard Weston (later 1st Earl of Portland) to Archduke Albert Ernst of Austria, governor of the Spanish Netherlands, April-May 1617
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 126-137
Extent: 12 leaves (7-12 blank)

Scope and Content:

The embassy was occasioned by the desire of James I for the punishment of Erycius Puteanus (1574-1646), Flemish humanist and philologist, the supposed author of a libel against the King, Is. Casauboni Corona Regia (London, 1615). Weston had three audiences with the Archduke, and two with the 'privy council', but received no satisfaction.

The account is anonymous, though the author was present at the audiences, and acted as interpreter.

Acquisition: Bought, Bloomsbury Book Auctions, 15 June 2005.

Sketch map and inventory removed from the papers of Alfred E. Hippisley
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7065, fols. 138-9
Extent: 2 leaves

Scope and Content:
  • (fol. 138) 'Sketch map of Manchuria and Chihli[.] Reduced from Waeter's map, 1894'
  • (fol. 139) 'Inventory of writings, books, & other effects belonging to the Estate of William Frederick Hippisley deceased - shipped on the Barque "Woodstock" Captain Nicholson', n.d., [watermark] 1847
Acquisition: Given to the Bodleian Library in 1988 by Miss Doris Wright, a friend of Evelyn Hippisley, Alfred E. Hippisley's niece.
Separated Material: See catalogue of the papers of Alfred E. Hippisley, 1842-1940.

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