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Articles published or intended for publication, 1930s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10097/3

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

This collection comprises the academic and literary papers of Humphrey Jennings, for the most part dating to his time as a postgraduate researcher at Cambridge in the early 1930s. The papers consist of draft writings and notes on Thomas Gray, the main focus of Jennings's research, and on other areas of research interest including plagiarism and literary borrowings, Christopher Marlowe's 'Tamburlaine' and Renaissance literature. The papers include material gathered by Jennings for his proposed works 'Le chariot' and 'Pandaemonium'. Within the small series of correspondence is a letter from William Empson.


  • Creation: 1930s


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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


2 folder(s) (2 folders)

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Related Materials

See also MS Add.10097/2/3/4/14: draft essay titled 'Notes on Marvell's poems', a corrected version of which was published in 'Experiment', issue 5, February 1930.

Repository Details

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