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Alfred Edward Housman: Academic Notes and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6874-6902
Scope and Contents

Notes on classical literature.

Dates: 1900-1936 (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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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).
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Aristotle: De Caelo

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5946
Scope and Contents

Copy of De Caelo, commentary, written in three hands, 168 folios: (fo. 2) 'Hypomnema synoptikon kai Zetema eis ten peri Ouranou Pragmateian'; (fo. 90) 'Hypomnemata kai Zetemata eis to tou Aristotelous peri Geneseos kai Phthoras'. There is a change of hand on fos 52r and 52v. At fo. 1v: 'Kai tode pros tois allois demetriou ioannou tou ex ioanninon'.

Dates: 1750 (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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Arthur Arberry: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7891
Dates: 1900-1969 (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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Arthur Bernard Cook: Notebooks and Theocritus Material

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7347
Scope and Contents

Early notebooks, notes for Cook's lectures, and material relating to Theocritus.

Dates: 1887-1940 (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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Arthur Schnitzler papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Schnitzler
Scope and Contents

The collection contains sketches, first drafts and variants of the most important of Schnitzler's literary manuscripts and part of his correspondence (mainly that which Schnitzler personally filed in folders). Correspondents include Hermann Bahr, Richard Beer-Hofmann, Otto Brahm, Georg Brandes, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Max Reinhardt, Felix Salten, Gustav Schwarzkopf and Jakob Wassermann.

Dates: 1885-1937 (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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Book of Devotions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6204
Scope and Contents

A book of devotions, 123 folios.

Dates: 1650 (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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Collections on Jonathan Swift

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7788
Scope and Contents Box 1. Photocopies and communications regarding Swift's poems and correspondence, including material owned by Harvard University, the Huntington Library, the Pierpont Morgan Library, and the British Museum Box 2. Photocopies and communications regarding Swift's correspondence, including material owned by the National Library of Scotland, Harvard University, the Huntington Library, the Earl of Harrowby, Wellesley College Library, the Pierpont Morgan Library, Haverford College Library, the...
Dates: 1667-1964 (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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Correspondence of E.G. Browne and Sir E.D. Ross

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7605
Scope and Contents Edward Granville Browne was a noted scholar and Fellow of Pembroke, with a deep knowledge of the languages, history and culture of the Middle East. Apart from the many books and articles which bore his name, Browne also undertook as a labour of love the wearisome task of cataloguing the Islamic manuscripts in the Cambridge University Library and some of the college libraries, as well as two smaller collections at the India Office Library. He was also responsible for the publication of many...
Dates: 20th February 1891-15th July 1925
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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Demetrius Moschus: Translation of Philostratus' 'Imagines'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6007
Scope and Contents

Translation into Italian, 160 folios: (fo. 1) note of gift by the donor; (fo. 2v) autograph dedication to Isabella d'Este Marchesa di Mantua by Mario Equicola; (fo. 3) text. Attached to fo. 1 is a note on the manuscript by Walter Sneyd. Sneyd's bookplate appears inside the front cover, with a note in the hand of Charles Fairfax Murray, 'Lot 615 in the sale of Dec. 16-19 1903'.

Dates: 1550 (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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Edward Byles Cowell: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6406-6409
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1810-1903
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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Edward Dent: Letters to him

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973
Scope and Contents The collection consists almost exclusively of letters received by Dent between 1914 and 1918, and probably sorted and weeded by him subsequently. Several letters have been endorsed by Dent with identifications and comments, and he has also supplied biographical notes on most of the correspondents, although these are not always reliable. The letters reflect Dent's heavy involvement in the teaching of music in Cambridge during the First World War, and his work on the translation of hitherto...
Dates: 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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Edward Henry Blakeney and family: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8553
Scope and Contents Comprises family correspondence of the Blakeney family, including letters of William Blakeney RN, who worked in the cartographic section of the Admiralty, Robert 'Bertie' Blakeney and Edward Henry Blakeney. The correspondence has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct quotation. The catalogue has retained original historic language that may be offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. In order to reflect the original context of creation, such historic...
Dates: 1858-1975 (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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Ernest James Worman: Handlist to the Taylor-Schechter Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6404-6405
Scope and Contents

List of manuscripts in the Taylor-Schechter Collection. For each item there is the title with a summary description, size, material, language, and date (when ascertainable).

Dates: 1906-1909
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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Eugene O'Curry: Leabhar na Huidri

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6624
Scope and Contents

A facsimile transcript (including coloured initials) of the Leabhar na Huidri made by Eugene O'Curry, 152 folios. The transcript was probably made for Dr J. H. Todd, whose bookplate is inside the front cover and who has made occasional marginal notes in pencil. Notes by the transcriber are on on slips attached to fos 127 and 139. Many leaves are left blank to indicate gaps in the archetype.

Dates: 1841
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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Frank Swinnerton: Letters to Morchard Bishop

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8651
Scope and Contents Letters from Frank Swinnerton to Oliver Stonor under his pen-name of Morchard Bishop, all headed 'Old Tokefield, Cranleigh, Surrey', together with a few press cuttings. 83 letters from Frank Swinnerton to Morchard Bishop, 23 Feb. 1951 to 22 Nov. 1980. 2 letters (numbered 34 and 35) from Frank Swinnerton to Mrs J. Lewis, sent by her to Morchard Bishop, 24 Feb. 1954. 4 letters (numbered 85 to 88) from Olivia Swinnerton to Morchard Bishop, 21 Oct. 1982 to 7 Feb. 1983. Press cuttings and copies...
Dates: 1951-1983
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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Giacomo Leopardi: Letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6210
Scope and Contents

Recipients are: Cancellieri (5), Capurro, Monsignor Zacchia, G. Melchiorri (8), A.F. Stella (5), Monaldo Leopardi (4), Paolina, Count Muzzarelli (2), Professor Giovanni Rosini (6), Count Valdrighi and Feliciano Niccolini. On fo. 36 is a sheet of notes in Leopardi's hand, headed Crestomatia I. On fos 51-52 are two autograph letters of Paolina Leopardi.

Dates: 1816-1834
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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Giorgio Baffo: Poesia fisico-naturale

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6873
Scope and Contents

Written in the hand of P. C. Montchaussé, 212 folios.

Dates: 1792
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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Henry Austin Driver and family: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8198
Scope and Contents The collection covers much of H.A. Driver's life and career, although not all aspects and periods are fully illustrated. Other family members are featured, but the papers concerning them tend to be fragmentary and allusive. The collection comprises two boxes. The first holds 24 bundles of letters and papers and two travel journals, all relating to Driver or to members of his family (1-26). The greater part of the family correspondence dates from the second and third decades of the nineteenth...
Dates: 1759-1927
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 Eveyln-White: Horae ad usum Sarum

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6972-6973
Scope and Contents

Translation of the printed edition of Horae ad usum Sarum (F. Regnault, Paris, 1526). The translation was intended for publication. Most of the text is copied, the text and translation appearing on alternate leaves. A letter from K.V. Evelyn-White is attached to the flyleaf. The verso is blank throughout. Each volume has 518 folios.

Dates: 1920 (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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Humphrey Jennings Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10097
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1929-late 20th century; bulk 1929-1939
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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Johannes Fredericus Gronovius: Phraseologia Liviana

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6414
Scope and Contents

A collection of phrases found in the works of Livy arranged in alphabetical order and followed by references, 112 folios. The original entries were written for the most part on the recto and verso of alternate leaves. A second hand has added in the intervening spaces a number of additional entries. On fo. 1 are the words 'Biblioteca Iliantariana MSS p. 48'.

Dates: 1678-1679 (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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Letters from Krystyn Lach-Szyrma to Sir John Bowring

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7666
Scope and Contents

Nine letters, written from Edinburgh, Warsaw and Devonport (and possibly elsewhere), some concerning the publication of Polish poetry. One letter is accompanied by a ballad by Lach-Szyrma, in English, titled 'A Child at his Mother's Tomb'.

Dates: 1823-1864 (bulk 1820s)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Oscar Browning: Life of George Eliot

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6442
Scope and Contents

Chapters I-IV of Oscar Browning's Life of George Eliot, 199 folios.

Dates: 1889
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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Hemsterhuys, Tiberius, 1685-1766 (philologist and critic) 1
Jennings, Frank Humphrey Sinkler, 1907-1950 (film-maker, painter and writer) 1
Lach-Szyrma, Krystyn, 1790-1866 (philosopher) 1
Leopardi, Giacomo, 1798-1837 (poet) 1
Moschus, Demetrius, fl c 1550 1
O'Curry, Eugene, 1796-1862 (Irish scholar) 1
O'Grady, Standish Hayes, 1832-1915 (antiquarian) 1
Oldfield, Claude Houghton, 1889-1961 (author) 1
Overton, Marie Elizabeth, 1916-1967 (administrator and author) 1
Payne, Edward, fl 1867 (editor) 1
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 (poet) 1
Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine, 1886-1967 (poet and author) 1
Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931 (author) 1
Scholfield, Alwyn Faber, 1884-1969 (Cambridge University Librarian) 1
Scott, Sir James George, 1851-1935 (journalist and administrator in Burma) 1
Shilleto, Richard, 1809-1876 (classical scholar) 1
Smart, Elizabeth, 1913-1986 (writer) 1
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 (Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, satirist) 1
Swinnerton, Frank Arthur, 1884-1982 (writer) 1
Todd, James Henthorn, 1805-1869 (biblical scholar) 1
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