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Literature

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Associated Papers of Sir Alan Lascelles

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LASL AS
Scope and Contents Letters from Sir Alan Lascelles to Sir Rupert Hart-Davis, chiefly on the Literary Society, of which Lascelles was President and Hart-Davis Secretary, and on books edited by Hart-Davis.
Dates: 1957 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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British Naval Intelligence Papers, mainly of Donald McLachlan and Patrick Beesly.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MLBE
Scope and Contents The collection includes: McLachlan's papers for "Room 39"; Beesly's papers for "Very Special Intelligence" and for "Very Special Admiral"; and papers of Commander Lloyd Hirst, an intelligence officer.
Dates: 1926 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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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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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Forster: The Papers of Edward Morgan Forster

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF
Scope and Contents This collection contains a number of items by and about E.M. Forster. The heart of the collection consists of Forster's writings, published and unpublished, held by the archive centre in manuscript, typescript and photocopied forms. Items written for publication, or in some cases broadcast, have been placed at the start of the collection. These include manuscripts, drafts and fragments of his novels, short stories, essays, talks, plays, poems and memoirs. Contributions to periodicals, which the...
Dates: 1777 - 2015
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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 of...
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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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 proposed...
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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Lehmann: The Papers of Rosamond Nina Lehmann

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscripts and typescripts of Rosamond Lehmann's writings, ranging from her childhood stories to drafts of her later prose. Poetry and memoirs appear in the collection. It includes reviews of many of her novels by other individuals, and published articles about her life. The correspondence is extensive and diverse. It contains many of Rosamond Lehmann's own letters to friends and family, notably to her mother and children. Letters sent to her from distinguished...
Dates: 1860 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: Some of the papers are reserved and may not be consulted by readers.
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Mary Soames Associated Material

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL AS
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Mary Soames, from other sources.
Dates: 1965 - 2012
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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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Our Own Magazine

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6232
Scope and Contents Vol. 2, 1867.
Dates: 1867
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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Partridge: The Papers of Frances Catherine Partridge

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP
Scope and Contents This collection contains typescript and manuscript diaries, lectures, philosophy notes, correspondence, photographs, printed copies of book reviews, articles and obituaries. Many of the diaries exist only in typescript form, but in later years the only copies are in manuscript. Letters to her husband, Ralph Partridge, are included in this collection. In addition to her own photograph albums, there are two albums which belonged to Dora Carrington and two which belonged to Lytton Strachey,...
Dates: 1905 - 2004
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Stella Benson: Diaries and Poems

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6762-6803
Scope and Contents Diaries, poems and juvenilia
Dates: 1900-1933 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Originals unavailable. Microfilm copy to be used.
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The Papers of Air Vice-Marshal Stanley Vincent

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNCT
Scope and Contents The papers consist of drafts for Vincent's autobiography, Flying Fever, with correspondence on its publication.
Dates: 1970-08 - 1972-08
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Cecil Roberts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RBTS
Scope and Contents A lot of this collection consists of letters from many authors and statesmen including Sir Winston Churchill, Sir J. M. Barrie, Sir John Betjeman, Graham Greene, Somerset Maugham, Lord Halifax and Sir Gerald Campbell. The majority of the correspondence is on literary topics. The collection also contains diaries of Cecil Roberts and his commonplace book from 1959-61 which are a source of information on the society in which he lived. There are numerous press cuttings and reviews spanning Cecil...
Dates: 1911 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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The Papers of Claude Houghton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7994-7997
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence with and papers relating to Miss Marie Overton, manuscript and typescript novels and a bibliography of Houghton's works.
Dates: 1927 - 1960
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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The Papers of Correlli Barnett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRNT
Scope and Contents This small collection mainly consists of Barnett's correspondence with Major-General Eric Dorman O'Gowan (formerly Dorman-Smith) for his research for The Desert Generals. The date range covered by the collection is 1958-1963. The collection largely comprises O'Gowan's side of the correspondence (although there are occasional copies of letters from Barnett). The correspondence is lively and detailed and covers O'Gowan's experiences during the desert war and arguments and events supporting his...
Dates: 1958 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Denis Kelly

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DEKE
Scope and Contents The papers mainly consist of Kelly's recollections of his work for Churchill, in the form of memoirs and other papers, taped interviews, and in correspondence, particularly with Churchill's official biographer, Sir Martin Gilbert. There is also a small amount of correspondence dating back to Kelly's time as Churchill's literary assistant and two volumes of Winston Churchill's, "The Second World War" heavily annotated by Kelly, presumably for his own abridged version of these volumes.
Dates: 1937 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Enoch Powell

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and public papers of Enoch Powell. The papers include: personal correspondence, literary and academic material and some wartime papers, 1922-1998; diaries, 1946-1995; political papers, including some ministerial and shadow cabinet papers, election material, subject files on a wide range of political issues, papers from Powell's various constituencies and letters from the public on various issues, and also papers from Powell's long-running journalistic...
Dates: 1650 - 2015
Conditions Governing Access: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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