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Papers of the Hey, Sharp and Alderson families

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10187

Scope and Contents

The documents that may be consulted consist of 'The Redemption' (Seatonian prize poem,1763), by John Hey; and a funeral sermon for Sarah Sharp, 1799. A further accession is closed pending cataloguing.


  • Creation: 1683-1983


Conditions Governing Access

The catalogued section of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. Access to the uncatalogued papersis currently restricted. 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 (


0.04 cubic metre(s) (4 boxes and 2 outsize items) : Paper

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Custodial History

Formerly in the collection of Peter Raban.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Professor William Raban, 2017

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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