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Frederick Brittain: Collections on John Alcock

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7993

Scope and Contents

The collection contains material relating to Bishop Alcock, with a few supplementary papers on other subjects. 1. Manuscript transcripts of the works of John Alcock, with lists of his works, 1 envelope. 2. Correspondence, notes and other papers on John Alcock, 1 file. 3. Notes on John Alcock, 1 volume. 4. Correspondence and notes regarding the Penguin companion to literature, 1 envelope. 5. Papers regarding Cambridge University Comedy Club, 1 envelope. 6. 'The lyfe of Saynt Radegunde, written in English verse about the year 1500, and edited, with an introduction, from the copy in the library of Jesus College, Cambridge, by Frederick Brittain', 128 manuscript pages. 7. Notes on old French works, 1 volume.


  • Creation: 1930-1950 (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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 file(s) (1 box file)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs F. Brittain, 1974.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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