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Commonplace books

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Commonplace Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5779
Scope and Contents

Alphabetical index to latin terms compiled by Robert Stonehouse. Also used as a commonplace book by William Balam, Registrar of the Diocese of Ely. Includes drafts of copies of letters, some concerning land disputes in and around Ely.

Dates: 1681-1711
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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Elizabeth Lyttelton: Commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8460
Scope and Contents A manuscript commonplace book, 87 leaves, containing poetical extracts, prose fragments and religious aphorisms and verse, written from both ends of the volume. The book was kept for the benefit of the daughters of Sir Thomas Browne, and was principally the property of his daughter Elizabeth. It contains pieces by and relating to Sir Thomas Browne, including a poem and piece of prose by him, although none of the writing is in Browne's hand. The name of his daughter Mary (d. 1676) is written...
Dates: 1680 (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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Francis Rolfe: Verse commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8684
Scope and Contents

A bound verse commonplace book with the initials 'F.R.' on the cover.

Dates: 1637 (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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Henry Rainsford: Commonplace Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8447
Scope and Contents

Academic notes and a collection of contemporary verses by Henry King, Sydney Dodolphin and others, copied in Oxford.

Dates: 1643-1645 (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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Religious commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3117
Scope and Contents Autograph, and (?) in hand of John Saxby. The volume was originally used for accounts by the Saxbys as executors to John Scotchford (d. 30 Dec. 1600) of Brenchley, Kent. The accounts continue to 1610, and are entered on fos 1-7v, 10v-11v, 13, 17, 27, 29, 31, 34, and 54. Fos 56v onwards were subsequently used by Robert Saxby to record pious discourses, chapters of the Bible (including most of the Book of Judith), sermons copied from printed editions, extracts from John Downham, The Christian...
Dates: 1600-1637 (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).