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James, Montague Rhodes, 1862-1936 (biblical scholar, antiquary and palaeographer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1862-1936

College head, scholar and author.

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds

Alwyn Faber Scholfield: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7894-7895
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Montague Rhodes James, notes on classical literature and translations, correspondence and material relating to the University Library.
Dates: 1905-1968
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Codrus Urceus: Sermones (F? Bonaniae, 1502); correspondence, 11 June 1902-2 May 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/31
Scope and Contents Correspondents include J.P. Lupton, A.F. Scholfield, Christopher Wordsworth, H.M. Bannister and M.R. James
Dates: 11 June 1902-2 May 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Correspondence and papers on the education and early career of Charles Ryle Fay (1884-1961), economic historian.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7746
Scope and Contents The letters and papers catalogued below were preserved by C. R. Fay's father, who pasted them into an unused copy of Smith's commercial scribbling diary for 1902; Mr Fay adopted a generally chronological arrangement, but does not seem to have felt himself to be bound strictly by this. Many of the documents are addressed to the elder Fay, and the collection can be regarded as being as much the papers of the father as of the son.
Dates: 1894-1910
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Correspondence from Montagu Rhodes James to Frances Clark

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/63-65
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Letters mostly to Clark, with some to his wife Frances Clark (d.1908), Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) and others, mainly routine in nature, and collected for their autograph value. Another volume, containing letters of scientists, was not acquired. The original numbering in each volume has been retained; in this catalogue the letters are grouped by subject.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Charles Taylor (1840-1908), Master of St. John's College, Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7308
Scope and Contents Letters concerning the purchase of a copy of the block-printed collection of Tibetan Buddhist literature known as the Kanjur (bKa' 'gyur) by Cambridge University Library; included in the collection is a receipt for Charles Taylor's gift in the sum of £275. The Kanjur in question is now located at Cambridge University Library Tibetan.1-104. [Some alternative transiterations of the name of the Tibetan Canon are bKángjur, kang-gyur, kan-jur, Kangyur or bka'-'gyur].
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Francis John Henry Jenkinson (1853-1923), Librarian to the University of Cambridge 1889-1923: correspondence concerning the Sandars Readership in Bibliography

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7623
Scope and Contents The Sandars Readership in the University of Cambridge was established under the will of Samuel Sandars (1837-94) [son of George Sandars MP] who was educated at Harrow and Trinity becoming MA in 1863. Sandars was called to the bar from the Inner Temple 1863. He became a JP and High Sheriff for Buckinghamshire and in addition to benefactions to Great St. Mary's, Cambridge, and the University Library, he. left £2,000 for the endowment of an annual lecture or course of lectures in the fields of...
Dates: 1895-1917
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hugh Fraser Stewart and family: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7671
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and papers relating to the life and career of Hugh Fraser Stewart and to the lives of the members of his family. The papers include correspondence of Stewart's wife Jessie, and of her father, mother and sisters. There is also correspondence of Stewart's brother-in-law Francis Jenkinson, as well as papers acquired by Stewart for his Memoir of the late librarian, published in 1926. The Stewart and Crum families's shared interest in music is represented in the form...
Dates: 1850-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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James Family: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7480
Scope and Contents William Rhodes James (d. c.1847) married Caroline Pope (fl.1814-1855). The children of the marriage included Herbert (1822-1909), William Rhodes, Montagu (1830-1854), and Thomas (d.1850). Herbert James married Mary Emily Horton, daughter of Admiral Joshua Sydney Horton, and became rector of Livermere, near Bury St. Edmonds. They had four children, Sydney Rhodes (1855-1934), who married Linda Hoare, Herbert Ellison Rhodes (1857-1939), Grace Caroline Rhodes (c.1860-1936), who became Mrs....
Dates: 1835-1918
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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James (M.R): Miscellaneous Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7482
Dates: 1800-1900 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Josiah Cox Russell: Letter to M.R. James

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1204
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Lectures and addresses at Eton College, Cambridge and elsewhere, 1887-1935 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7484
Scope and Contents Subjects are varied, but often discuss art and literature in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Dates: 1887-1935 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Montagu Rhodes James to John Willis Clark, 13 Oct. 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/19
Scope and Contents Declines invitation
Dates: 13 Oct. 1895
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from M.R. James, 30 Apr. 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8990/268
Scope and Contents Declining invitation
Dates: 30 Apr. 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Letters from Oscar Browning to Charles Ryle Fay

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7461
Scope and Contents The letters comment on Fay's career, Browning's health and historical writing, other historians and their works, and Cambridge affairs (including adverse remarks on M.R. James). All but the first were written after Browning's departure from Cambridge in 1909, The place named in the each letter's description is the place of dispatch of the letter.
Dates: 1907-1922
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters to M.R. James

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7481
Dates: 1882-1933
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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M. R. James: lectures on the Abbey Church, Bury St. Edmunds

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8389
Scope and Contents Notes from a lecture on the Abbey Church, Bury, from Lecture Day at the Athenaeum, 21 April 1932
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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M. R. James: letters to him about Eustace Talbot

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8388
Dates: 1895-1908
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Montague Rhodes James: Collections of Manuscripts at Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4229
Scope and Contents 'Collections of Manuscripts at Cambridge, their History, Sources and Contents', the Sandars Lectures for 1903, 48 folios. A list of slides shown follows the text (fo. 45). The versos are blank throughout.
Dates: 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Montague Rhodes James: Letter to [?] Nixon, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/714
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Montague Rhodes James: Sermons, Lectures and Addresses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7484-7485
Dates: 1887-1935 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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M.R. James: On the Abbey of S. Edmund at Bury

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8399
Scope and Contents Annotated copy of the published work, with inserted notes and letters to James.
Dates: 1895
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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M.R. James: The Ancient Libraries of Canterbury and Dover

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8400
Scope and Contents Published work with annotations and inserted notes and letters to James.
Dates: 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

M.R. James to Charles Fay, 14 Jan 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7746/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The letters and papers catalogued below were preserved by C. R. Fay's father, who pasted them into an unused copy of Smith's commercial scribbling diary for 1902; Mr Fay adopted a generally chronological arrangement, but does not seem to have felt himself to be bound strictly by this. Many of the documents are addressed to the elder Fay, and the collection can be regarded as being as much the papers of the father as of the son.
Dates: 14 Jan 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

M.R. James to Charles Ryle Fay, 3 Jul 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7746/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The letters and papers catalogued below were preserved by C. R. Fay's father, who pasted them into an unused copy of Smith's commercial scribbling diary for 1902; Mr Fay adopted a generally chronological arrangement, but does not seem to have felt himself to be bound strictly by this. Many of the documents are addressed to the elder Fay, and the collection can be regarded as being as much the papers of the father as of the son.
Dates: 3 Jul 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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M.R. James to Charles Ryle Fay, 29 Aug 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7746/15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The letters and papers catalogued below were preserved by C. R. Fay's father, who pasted them into an unused copy of Smith's commercial scribbling diary for 1902; Mr Fay adopted a generally chronological arrangement, but does not seem to have felt himself to be bound strictly by this. Many of the documents are addressed to the elder Fay, and the collection can be regarded as being as much the papers of the father as of the son.
Dates: 29 Aug 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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