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Poetry

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

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A Description of Scotland and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5124
Scope and Contents 'The description of Scotland and the King's entertainment there', 8 folios. It begins: 'First for the country I must confesse...', and ends: '...a tower as Edenborough in Lowsir Scotland'. The papers include: (fo. 2) [Thomas Scott], 'Vox Populi', 1620; (fo. 8v) verses, 'Ther's proclamation sent, Great Brittaine round about'.
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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Abraham Hartwell: Basilis Epistemon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6861
Scope and Contents 'Basilis epistemon, sive de serenissimae D. Elisabethae Angliae Franciae et Hyberniae Reginae, fidei defensatricis in Academiam Cantabrigiensem adventu Ao. 1564° Aug. 5° narratio Abraham Hartwelli Cantabrigiensis ad clarissimum virum D. Gualterum Haddonum Regiae Maiestati a supplicum libellis', 67 folios. The MS is a poem in elegiacs, containing over fifteen hundred lines: (fo. 3) dedication to Queen Elizabeth I; (fo. 5) preface addressed to Walter Haddon; (fo. 14) text. On fo. 2v is '186',...
Dates: 1564
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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Adair Welcker: 'Book of Generation' and other poems

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4306
Scope and Contents A volume of 35 folios: (fo. 1) prefatory matter; (fo. 3) The Book of Generation; (fo. 6) To the Guest; (fo. 9) Kalleidon; (fo. 11) There is no Death; (fo. 15) The Convict's Complaint; (fo. 17) Alone-alone; (fo. 18) Bonds; (fo. 23) Astoria; (fo. 24) Visions of Night; (fo. 29) To the Woman; (fo. 32v) note. Printed extracts are attached to fos 2v and 33.
Dates: 1905
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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Alan Frederick Graham Ayling (m. 1919), 1921

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/1/Ayling
Scope and Contents From the Series: Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'A'.
Dates: 1921
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Album of sermons and verses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5953
Scope and Contents Album consisting mainly of a series of sermons and verses, 1 January 1809 - 10 November 1822, fos 34-121, the copy dating from c. 1850. There are also entries by (fo. 6) William M. Bunting, 16 June 183[ ]; (fo. 8) J. F[arrar], 24 April 1832; (fo. 9) Harriet Bunting; (fo. 10) John Hannah, 14 July 1832; (fo. 15) Frederick J. Bentley, 1858; and (fo. 31) Sophia M. Farrar, 24 April 1832. The writing is in various hands, and there are 133 folios in total. On fo. 4 is an elaborate title-page. Fos 1-3,...
Dates: 1832-1858
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Alexander Campbell Yorke: Fowlmere Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6586-6587
Scope and Contents Histroical notes on the parish of Fowlmere.
Dates: 1900-1921
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Alfred 1st Lord Tennyson: The Princess

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6345-6346
Dates: 1847 (Circa)
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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)
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Alfred Edward Housman: Letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8534
Scope and Contents Letters from A.E. Housman, including some to Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 1928-1930, mainly concerning editions of Housman's poetry, with other letters and Housman-related material dating from 1906 to 1978. Items 1-11 (excluding 10A) are bound into a volume marked 'Letters from A.E.H.' on the spine and inscribed inside as belonging to Sir Geoffrey Keynes. Items 10A and 12-19 have been loosely inserted into the volume.
Dates: 1899-1978 (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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Alfred Edward Housman: Letters to Sir Sydney Castle Roberts (1887-1966) publisher, literary scholar, Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1948-1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7735
Scope and Contents 23 letters from Housman to S.C. Roberts, 22 Jan. 1926 - 17 Aug. 1933. There are also letters from Housman to R.S. Parry, no. 1, 17 Jan. 1926; from Mrs. Mildred B. Platt to S.C. Roberts, no.11, 17 June 1927; from A.F. Scholfield to Housman, no.13, 6 Aug. 1929; from Housman to G.R. Barnes, no. 23, 30 Aug. 1931, and a note by Housman, no. 20, 15 Dec. 1930. The letters of 1926-1927 concern the publication of J.A. Platt's Nine Plays, to which Housman wrote a preface. The other letters relate to...
Dates: 1926-1933
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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Anne Stevenson and Angela Leighton: correspondence and related papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10354
Scope and Contents Letters, cards, e-mail print-outs, poems, prose articles, miscellaneous printed and photocopied texts, and photographs, recording the friendship between the poets Anne Stevenson and Angela Leighton.
Dates: 1995-2020
Conditions Governing Access: Users of the collection are required to complete a Researcher Undertaking Concerning Access under the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to Archives Which Would Otherwise Be Closed.
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Anthony Dopping: Notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.711
Scope and Contents Notes mainly relating to Trinity College, Dublin. Including: disputations and speeches in Trinity College, 1662-83; speech on Irish rebellion, delivered 23 Oct. 1662; speech on death of Lewis Culme; miscellaneous verses, including those upon death of John Bradshaw and upon restoration of Charles II; 'The first beginning of the Presbiterians'; 'Directions to my parishoners July 28 1672'; 'Rules proposed to my selfe in the visiting my parishoners'; note of act for securing property to Anthony...
Dates: 1662-1683 (Circa)
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Arthur Joseph Munby: Susan, a poem of Degrees

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6974
Scope and Contents Manuscript as prepared for the printer, 78 folios.
Dates: 1892
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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Bell: The Papers of Julian Heward Bell

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB
Scope and Contents This collection comprises essays, reviews, poetry, plays and correspondence written by Julian Bell, as well as secondary material; that is, correspondence, printed obituaries and news cuttings assembled since Julian Bell's death by Quentin Bell.
Dates: 1922 - 1997
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Bernard Barton: Letters and Related Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4506
Scope and Contents Letters from Barton, mainly to Elizabeth Cowell, daughter of the Revd John Charlesworth, and wife of the scholar Edward Byles Cowell. There is an accompanying newspaper obituary of Barton.
Dates: 1834-1848
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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Bola Brankovic: Two works

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8084-8085
Scope and Contents Typescripts of a novel and a play.
Dates: 1959-1975
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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Cambridge Poetry Festival posters, 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCIP CPF
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 19 posters created to advertise the first Cambridge Poetry Festival in 1975. The posters were the idea of Richard Burns (also known as Richard Berengarten). Some of the artists were suggested by the poets themselves but most of them were students in the art school at the then Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology (now Anglia Ruskin University), where Richard was a lecturer.Each poster shows a poem and accompanying artwork. The list below gives (where known)...
Dates: 1975
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Cambridge Poetry Society and the Association of Cambridge Poetry Societies: Records

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8681
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of two main groups of records. Items 1-126 are papers of the Cambridge Poetry Society, covering 1982-1984. Items 127-200 are papers collected by John Wells in the course of organising poetry events in Cambridge; from item 133 onwards these can be considered as papers of the Association of Cambridge Poetry Societies, covering the years 1984-1986. The papers of both organisations are financial and administrative in nature, and include correspondence, accounts, agenda,...
Dates: 1981-1989
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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Cambridge student's commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4138
Scope and Contents Written in four hands after 1624, 71 folios: (fos 1-66) various ballads, verses, poems and epitaphs, some of which have been printed; (fo. 66v) 'London 1868'. Attached to a flyleaf at the end are 19th century notes by F.W. Cosens on the contents. The bookplate of F.W. Cosens also appears inside the front cover.
Dates: 1624 (after)
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Collection of Poems

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5962
Scope and Contents Four hands. A collection of poems and verse translations from classical authors, apparently by Cambridge writers, among them being the following: George Stepney: 'On the burning of Monmouth's Picture' (fo. 6v), printed in C. H. Cooper's 'Annals of Cambridge' Vol. III, p. 612; James Smallwood: 'Verses spoken to the Country Ladyes in the Belfry at St. Marie's in Camb. at the Publick commencement in 84' (fo. 10v); Archibald Pitcairn: 'Epitaphium Vicecomitis Dundee' (fo. 13); John Dryden:...
Dates: 1688-1689
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Collection of songs, poems and epitaphs compiled by a Norfolk clergymen

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.79
Dates: 1661 (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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Collection of Verse

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6343
Scope and Contents Verses copied from the St James' evening post, the Grub Street journal, and other publications, including items by William Walsh, Sir C.H. Williams, T. Tickell, Stevenson, Bavius, David Garrick, C. Pitt, and Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 32 folios. On fo. i is a woodcut entitled 'The patient husband&scolding Wife', with verses below. On fos 27v and 28r is a list of contents.
Dates: 1751 (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)
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Commonplace Book of Religious Poetry

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6664
Scope and Contents Commonplace collection containing religious poetry, copies of letters, cuttings, etc., including material relating to Byron and Napoleon, written in several hands, 269 folios. There is an index of contents on pp. iv-xi.
Dates: 1750-1830 (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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David Lewis: Poems

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6226-6227
Scope and Contents Two volumes of poems, some printed. Includes 'The Knaresborough Election', a poem in two parts, in second volume.
Dates: 1798-1810
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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