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Poetry

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Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

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Caricatures, letters and photographs by or relating to Siegfried Sassoon and his family

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10412
Dates: Early/mid twentieth century
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Christopher Hassall: Letters to George Benson and related papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10400
Scope and Contents

Correspondence written by Christopher Hassall to his friend George Benson, together with related items including a diary volume with entries by Hassall, literary texts by Hassall, notes by Benson, letters between other correspondents, and printed items.

Dates: 1933-1963
Conditions Governing Access: 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 Poems

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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
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 poetry, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.43
Scope and Contents Contains: (a) 'Come poetry, and with you bring along…' (song) by Abraham Cowley; (b) 'The history of Æneas and Dido's love, translated out of ye fourth booke of Virgill, by Mr Sydny Godolphin', beginning 'Meanwhile the queene fanning a secret fire…'; '(c) 'Dr Donne's Farewell to the world', beginning 'Farewell you gilded follyes, pleasing troubles ...' (printed in Walton's 'Compleat angler', 1653, and elsewhere, but not now attributed to Donne; Herbert Grierson, 1912, called the present...
Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 songs, poems and epitaphs compiled by a Norfolk clergymen

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.79
Scope and Contents Items inlcude: Thomas Randolph (attrib.) 'The townsmen's petition of Cambridge', 'On the fall of the Mitre Tavern in Cambridge', 'Oratio Praevaricatoria', (with Ben Jonson), 'Discontented Soliloquy', 'An Answer to Mr Ben Jonson's Ode'; Sir Henry Wotton, 'On his Mistress, the queen of Bohemia'; Anon., 'Thinkest thou Kate to put me down'; Hamon L'Estrange (attrib.), 'The liberty and requiem of an imprisoned Royalist'; Creswell, 'Dame Learning of late is fled the land'; Symonds, 'A pastoral...
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 tracts, Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.83
Scope and Contents (1) ‘A short historical account of the Cistercian order, and the several offices and performances of such persons as profess the monastical state in the same’, by ‘René Guybert, formerly a professed monk in the above-said Cistercian order’; (2) ‘The oration of Sr Roberte Bell for succession; (3) Extracts from various manuscripts concerning the Cathedral church at Norwich; (4) Extracts from various manuscripts relating to Norwich; (5) (a) names of the scholars elected from Westminster School...
Dates: Sixteenth to eighteenth centuries
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6343
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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

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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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College business, 19731017

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Reference Code: GBR/1849/FP/272/1/xlviii
Scope and Contents

There is to be a meeting of the Old Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Antiquarian Society on Castle Hill, to which Geoffrey Martin and F. Stubbings are invited. Gorley Putt and Peck are writing a ballad called 'The Bursar Drives an Air-Conditioned Car'. Weiss-Fuch is to be in college that evening and Professor Robert Burns Woodward is to be a Fellow.

Dates: 19731017
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Commonplace Book of Religious Poetry

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6664
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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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Copies of documents, chiefly historical, concerning George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, and the reigns of King James I and King Charles I, c. 1650

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.04.13
Scope and Contents By the original paging 66 pages appear to have been lost, unless 36 out of order at the end were some of these. Other pages have been torn out. They do not appear to have been missing when the manuscript was catalogued for John Moore. Contents: (1) ‘The king’s [Charles I] message to parliament’; (2) ‘The answer of the howse of commons, 14th March 1625’; (3) ‘The king’s majestie’s replie to the said answer of the howse of commons made to them the 15 of March, 1625; (4) speeches of the king...
Dates: c. 1650
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Correspondence of Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, and related items

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10382
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Correspondence between Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, together with poems, verse dialogues, newspaper cuttings, photographs and related items. The letters date between 1953 and 1967. They are from Sassoon, and addressed from Heytesbury, unless otherwise stated. A few were addressed jointly to Dennis and Diana Silk. There are three letters from Dennis Silk to Sassoon, and letters from a few other correspondents are included as enclosures.

Dates: 1918-2012 (bulk 1953-1967)
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D. J. Enright papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10303
Dates: 1920-2002
Conditions Governing Access: Access to some boxes is restricted pending appraisal for sensitive information relating to living individuals. Enquiries should be made to the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts.
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David Chaloner, 'Hotel Zingo'

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10024
Scope and Contents

Photocopied typescript of the poems in the book, with a title page dated 1979. The poems bear dates between 1972 and 1979. With two sheets of manuscript notes in the hand of John Welch, one apparently not relating to 'Hotel Zingo'.

Dates: 1979
Conditions Governing Access: 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 Chaloner, 'Today Backwards' and related papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10023
Scope and Contents David Chaloner, 'Today Backwards', a gathering of typescript poems (some with manuscript anotations and deletions) published in Chaloner's book of that title, with title page and colophon, and with three further poems and 'Today Backward' (sic) printed in 'Vanessa Poetry Magazine', No. 2. The poems are dated in typescript with dates between 1972 and 1975. With a copy of 'Vanessa Poetry Magazine', No. 2; John James, 'Variations on "Today Backwards"', duplicated typescript; a pasted-up typeset...
Dates: 1969-1980
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

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6226-6227
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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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Denise Riley Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10087
Scope and Contents

Literary papers and correspondence of Denise Riley, consisting chiefly of letters and texts sent to Riley and a small selection of her (mainly earlier) poetry and critical/academic writing.

Dates: 1966-2015
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Desmond King-Hele: papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS King-Hele
Scope and Contents The collection comprises professional correspondence with scientists, publishers and colleagues in Britain and abroad, papers relating to King-Hele's career at the Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE), particularly research into satellite orbits and observations of the Sputnik satellites in the late 1950s, committee papers, draft versions of various publications, literary and scientific, and papers relating to lectures, conferences and events. The collection covers all of King-Hele's...
Dates: 1945 - 2003
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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Dialogue and poem, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.23
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(1) 'A conference held in the castell of Ste Angelo by the pope, the emperor and the king of Spaine', beginning (the pope being the speaker) 'Welcome dear sonne unto our courte of Rome'. The work was edited, with prefatory matter of his own, by John Taylor the water poet in 1631, under the title 'The suddaine turne of fortune's wheele'; (2) 'David's sins, 1 Sam. xxi', a poem, beginning 'In Juda and Jerusalem ...'.

Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Dutch poetry, Sixteenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.49
Scope and Contents

The first part consists of a number of rough pictorial capitals in the order of the alphabet, with five or six lines of letterpress appended to each. The title page is embellished. The second part is entitled 'Chansons, anno MCCCCC,XCIX'; among others are 'Nien liedeken', relating to 'Wilhelmus van Nassau'.

Dates: Sixteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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E. Du Faur: Translations of Gui Du Faur's Quatrains de Pibrac

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5715
Scope and Contents Typescript of Gui Du Faur's Quatrains de Pibrac, translated into English by E. Du Faur in 1907 from the original text, 78 folios: (fo. i) title page; (fo. i) 'Introductory and Historical', in English; (fo. viiv) the main text: each quatrain is transcribed in French from the printed text and is followed by its English translation; (fo. 64) 'L'Envoi' by the translator, in English; (fo. 66) notes and glossary. The versos are mostly blank. Inside the front cover is a letter from H. Montagu...
Dates: 1907-1913
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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Edmund Blunden: Two poems

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8523
Scope and Contents

'Fresh thought on an old poem' and 'To Diana', holograph poems signed by Edmund Blunden.

Dates: 1950 (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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Edward Byles Cowell: Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6406-6409
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Includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1810-1903
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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Edward Byles Cowell: Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4193, 4195-4199, 4201-4204
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Ethical and theological extracts and notes, lecture notes on 'mental philosophy,' welsh poetry and Michaelangelo's sonnets, both translated into English.

Dates: 1855-1856
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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Edward Dent: Letters to him

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973
Scope and Contents The collection consists almost exclusively of letters received by Dent between 1914 and 1918, and probably sorted and weeded by him subsequently. Several letters have been endorsed by Dent with identifications and comments, and he has also supplied biographical notes on most of the correspondents, although these are not always reliable. The letters reflect Dent's heavy involvement in the teaching of music in Cambridge during the First World War, and his work on the translation of hitherto...
Dates: 1950 (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).