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 Fonds

Cooke: the papers of Barrie Cooke

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COO
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, poetry and prose received by Barrie Cooke and original artwork produced by him. The principal correspondents are Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Jean Valentine and John Montage, and their letters along with their poetry and prose are to be found in the archive. There is also a large series of correspondence from poets and artists resident in Ireland, the United Kingdom and America, often consisting of just 1 or 2 letters from each correspondent but...
Dates: 1955 - 2022
Conditions Governing Access: The Archive reading room is open by appointment, Wednesdays-Fridays, but all visits must be booked in advance. We are currently limiting the number of researchers due to social distancing requirements. Photographs may not be taken of the Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes material without the permission of the Estates. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for permissions. The remainder of the collection may be photographed for private research, subject to UK copyright provisions. Those wishing to publish from the collection should seek advice from the Archivist prior to publication.
 Fonds

Irish and English Grammar and Verse

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4206-4208
Dates: 1850-1900 (Circa); 1850-1900 (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).
 File

Scáthán Shacramainte na hAithrighe

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4205
Scope and Contents 'Scáthán Shacramainte na hAithrighe', written by Eoghan Ó Raghallaigh mac Toirdhealbhaigh Mheirgigh mhic Cathail mhic Mhaoilmhórdha for Brian Mág Uidhir mac Conchobhair Mhodartha mhic Bhriain mhic Sheáin of Knockninny, co. Fermanagh, in Irish, 138 folios. There is a brief note of contents in English: 'This volume contains two treatises: 1. The Mirror of the sacrament of Penance, by the R. F. Hugh Mac Caghwell, who died in Rome 1626 soon after he had been promoted to the See of Armagh. 2....
Dates: (18th Century)
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).
 Collection

Two Letter Class

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd-Qq
Scope and Contents

Many manuscripts acquired by the University Library before the middle of the nineteenth century either originated as or were made up into bound volumes, and classified alongside printed material. Most carry what is known as a 'two-letter' reference, running from Dd.1.1 through to Oo.7.60. They comprise mainly medieval and early modern manuscripts. Also are included are a number of Middle Eastern and Far Eastern manuscripts.

Dates: c.800-1800
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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