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Literature

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

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Fight for the Tory Leadership, 1963 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 2/2
Scope and Contents Book by Randolph Churchill on the 1963 election [Wolff acted as research assistant], including: galley proofs; manuscripts of various chapters with alterations; correspondence; statement by Wolff as to Randolph Churchill's authorship of the volume stating that he was not an author but a research assistant.
Dates: 1963 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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First Poems; Casting Off; list of printed catalogues, 1936-10 - 1948-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/6/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the publication and sales of First Poems, Casting Off, and JEP's list of printed catalogues of Greek manuscripts in Italy, mainly with Basil Blackwell [Chairman of Basil Blackwell and Mott Limited] and Sir Adrian Mott, Director of the Shakespeare Head Press. Other correspondents include: Reverend Frederick Simpson [former Senior Dean of Trinity College, University of Cambridge] on his loan to JEP for the publication of First Poems; [Joseph] Hilaire Belloc (2); John Masefield...
Dates: 1936-10 - 1948-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Fonds

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 The heart of the collection consists of Forster's writings, published and unpublished, held by the archive centre in manuscript, typescript and photocopied forms.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
 Fonds

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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From Peace to War, 1965 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/12
Scope and Contents Comprising correspondence concerning contents and publishing. Also including letters of congratulation from Harold Macmillan and others (47).
Dates: 1965 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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General articles 1914-18, 1915-10 - 1949-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/13
Scope and Contents Includes: reprint of a memorandum to the Cabinet by 1st Lord Milner, Secretary of State for War, reporting on his visit to France (March 1918); notes by LSA for a projected book on the war; pamphlet on improving government with constitutional changes, including an Irish settlement, by individuals including Frederick Oliver; reviews of later accounts of the war; report of special Labour Party conference; pamphlet by Edmund Morel calling for peace and on Russia's part in causing the war; list of...
Dates: 1915-10 - 1949-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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George Borrow and Malpas: correspondence, 1973 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/3/17
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly on a lecture by JEP on Borrow.
Dates: 1973 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

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).
 Management Group

Hoi Anamerukismoi ton hagion graphon, tou anakechorekotos. Ruminations on Holy Scripture from a cell.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/WREN
Scope and Contents As Beaumont's account (WREN 1) explains, part of the MS was published in the 'Increpatio [rebuke/chastisement] Bar Jesu' published by Matthew Wren's son, also Matthew, in 1660 (Londini, typis Jacobi Flesheri. Prostant apud Cornelium Bee, in vico Litle-Britain dicto). The full title is 'Increpatio Bar Jesu, sive, Polemicæ adsertiones locorum aliquot S. Scripturæ, ab imposturis perversionum in catechesi Racoviana collectæ hinc inde, per Matthæum Wren F ; ex opere prægrandi meditationum...
Dates: 1641 - 1660
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Housman, 1991 - 1997

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/3/24
Scope and Contents Correspondence on A E Housman.
Dates: 1991 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Fonds

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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Inchoate books, 1988-07 - 1992-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/4/12
Scope and Contents Correspondence on requests to republish articles, speeches and interviews by JEP, with correspondents including: John Philip Jones, Professor of Advertising (3).

Also includes: text of a speech by JEP on the advertising profession.

Dates: 1988-07 - 1992-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Instructions, 1961-08 - 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 2/13
Scope and Contents Papers relating to copyright, office methods, style, research undertaken, research techniques etc for the Official Biography. Includes transcript of a meeting between Wolff representing Randolph Churchill and the Chartwell trustees on access to papers, copyright and publication.
Dates: 1961-08 - 1967-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Juvenilia, 1935-03 - 1935-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/6/23
Scope and Contents Includes: JEP's diary and letters to parents while in Turin, Florence and Naples [Italy], and Cardiganshire [Wales], mainly on his research work; the annotated typescript of The Cecil Fragments, the writings of Richard Cecil, edited by JEP; papers on JEP's experiences in Italy, including The Italian Cinema, Turin, Venice, Where Wagner Died and Florence; draft poems; Forestudies to a History of the German War; typescript article, On Cambridge, by a Cambridge Undergraduate.
Dates: 1935-03 - 1935-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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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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Letters from parents, 1938-02-27 - 1939-08-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/3
Scope and Contents Letters to JEP in Australia from his parents, on subjects including: JEP's work at the University of Sydney, Australia [as Professor of Greek]; his publications, including work on the Rendel Harris Papyri, and his poems, Casting Off; the approach of war; JEP's preparations to move to Durham [as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature]; news from Trinity College [Cambridge]; JEP's finances. Also includes letters from others, including Colin Hardie [Tutor in Classics], Magdalen...
Dates: 1938-02-27 - 1939-08-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters from parents, 1944-08-11 - 1946-01-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/9
Scope and Contents Letters written to JEP in India from his parents, on subjects including: the progress of the war and peace negotiations; JEP's life in India; his promotions; his friends, including Ted Curtis, A W J Thomas and Paul Maas; JEP's finances; his future as a writer; the publication of JEP's book of poems, Dancer's End; JEP's resignation from Durham University [as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature]. Also includes copies of letters from James Duff, Vice-Chancellor of Durham...
Dates: 1944-08-11 - 1946-01-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters to Duff Cooper from various correspondents, 1907-12 - 1953-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 6/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clement Attlee [Prime Minister] on the Suez Canal Company; Hilaire Belloc; Sir Winston Churchill, thanking Cooper for a picture; [Alfred] Cecil Cooper [Bishop in Korea] on subjects including his internment by the North Korean authorities (6); Eve Curie (2); Lady Juliet Duff; T S Eliot, complimenting Cooper on his resignation from Government over the Munich Crisis, and commenting on "Sergeant Shakespeare" and his own former views on Hamlet and Coriolanus, also...
Dates: 1907-12 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters to parents, 1940-05-26 - 1951-06-24

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/10
Scope and Contents Letters from JEP to his parents, mostly from India. Subjects include: JEP's affection for A W J Thomas; hunting and learning to ride; broadcasts; Wolverhampton [Staffordshire] affairs; speaking engagements, including trying to make his maiden speech in Parliament; JEP's return to Cambridge; the writing and publication of JEP's poems in Dancer's End; the illness of Ellen Powell; JEP's return from India; taking an examination in Urdu; [Henry] James Wickenden; JEP's report on the post-war defence...
Dates: 1940-05-26 - 1951-06-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters to parents: letters from Australia, 1938-02-18 - 1938-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/1
Scope and Contents Letters from JEP to his parents on subjects including: his journey to Australia and work at the University of Sydney, as Professor of Greek; his edition of Herodotus; sales of First Poems.

Also includes annotated typescripts of JEP's article Religion at the Stake, and an article [? by JEP], The Aim of Education.

Dates: 1938-02-18 - 1938-10-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters to parents: letters from Australia, 1938-10-11 - 1939-09-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/2
Scope and Contents Letters from JEP to his parents on subjects including: his work at the University of Sydney, Australia, as Professor of Greek; his edition of Herodotus; his poetry; the approach of war, including the German invasion of Czechoslovakia; his preparations to move to Durham [as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature]. Also includes: letter from Maurice Pryce [fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge]; drafts of lectures and articles by JEP, The Case for Greek in Education, Greek in New...
Dates: 1938-10-11 - 1939-09-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters to parents: letters from Australia (copies), 1938-02-18 - 1990-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/4
Scope and Contents Copies of letters, edited by Professor Kenneth Cable, Associate Professor of History at Sydney University, Australia, from JEP to his parents on subjects including: his work at the University of Sydney, as Professor of Greek; his edition of Herodotus; his poetry, particularly First Poems; the approach of war, including the German invasion of Czechoslovakia; his preparations to move to Durham [as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature]. Also includes correspondence between JEP...
Dates: 1938-02-18 - 1990-12-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Literary, 1902 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CASR I 6
Scope and Contents Includes verses, speeches, and prose notes.
Dates: 1902 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.