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Poetry

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Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

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John Daniel Cotton: Poems

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5711
Scope and Contents

Poems transcribed in two 18th century hands, 16 folios. The works are 'Poverty', 'A pastoral essay', 'Locus apud inferos Virginibus vetulis secretos', 'Templum Hymenaei' and 'Fancy bright and winged Maid'. Outside the front cover: 'Dr Grainger', in an 18th century hand, possibly referring to James Grainger.

Dates: 1748-1750 (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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John Donne and William Strode: Poems

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8470
Scope and Contents

A manuscript collection of poems mainly by John Donne and William Strode. On the flyleaf are the signatures of Edward Hyde (1607-1659) and Robert Walker. The volume has the bookplate of Baron Aston of Forfar. Many of the pages are unused.

Dates: 1635 (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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John Donne: Poems and leaves

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8466-8468
Scope and Contents

Two leaves in Latin and two volumes in English

Dates: c 1620-1633
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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John James Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10019
Scope and Contents

Literary papers and correspondence of the poet John James. Includes texts of poetry and prose by James; files relating to particular subjects; correspondence; and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection dates from the late 1960s onwards, although there is some juvenilia dating from the 1940s.

Dates: 1940s-2018
Conditions Governing Access: Some files are closed for reasons of confidentiality. The collection is otherwise 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).
 File

John Ludford: Treatise on Religion

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6412
Scope and Contents A treatise on doctrinal subjects and the sacraments, without title, apparently composed by John Ludford, 91 folios: (fo. 1v) Latin verses; (fo.2) extract from Alexander Pope's Messiah; (fo. 3) list of contents; (fo. 6) Scriptural texts; (fo. 6v) text. Fos 43v-45 and 63 contain an extract from Milton's Paradise lost, Bk III, interrupted by 17 leaves (fos 46-62) containing the Communion Service from the Book of common prayer, printed. On fos 2, 5v and 62v are three French line engravings, of...
Dates: 1739
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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John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow: Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7348
Scope and Contents Papers of John Ludlow and of the Ludlow, Liot and Des Graz families. Ludlow's correspondence includes bundles of letters from Thomas Hughes, author of Tom Brown's Schooldays, 1850-1896; Charles Kingsley and his wife, 1848-1868, with Ludlow's letters to them until 1855; Norman Macleod, editor of Good Words, 1860-1871; Charles Blachford Mansfield, chemist, 1848-1854; and Frederick Denison Maurice, theologian, 1847-1871, with Ludlow's replies from 1852. Other correspondents, represented by a...
Dates: 1750-1925 (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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John Patrick: Collections and miscellaneous works

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.84
Scope and Contents Pieces include: John Patrick, 'Notae ex Bassonis Phistis collectae', 'Argumenta contra Scientiam medam ...', 'Ex Theophrasti Characteribus'; Thomas Fletman, 'Like a dog with a bottle fast ty'd to his tayle'; Abraham Cowley, The Thirsty Earth (first printed 1656); C. W., 'A brief Pistle'; Charles Sackville, earl of Dorset, 'Verses to Edward Howard'; doggerel couplet in Latin and English; list of documents and books presumably in the possession of Samuel Knight, 1716; catalogue of the books of...
Dates: 1650-1690 (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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John Riley: three poems, Mid twentieth century

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/37
Scope and Contents

Typescript copies (two top copies, one carbon copy) of three poems by John Riley: 'A Conversation', 'Two Photographs' and 'A Picture: an Historical Perspective'. With a photocopy of a photograph of Pamela Collins, and a note by Rosemary Chorley regarding Pamela Collins and John Riley, written on a printout of Riley's Wikipedia entry.

Dates: Mid twentieth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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José António Camões: Poetry

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5367
Scope and Contents

'A Martinhada' (fo. 1), an epic poem in two cantos, dedicated to R.P.M. Fr. Martinho de Barros, and 'O Capitulo dos Franciscanos' (fo. 21), 26 folios.

Dates: 1813
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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Joseph Laynez de Torreluenga: Poetry and prose books

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8152-8153
Scope and Contents

Two volumes of Spanish poetry and other works, with tables of contents at the beginning of each.

Dates: 1675-1700 (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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La boutique doree des amateurs de la poesie, 1650

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.06.22
Scope and Contents

‘La boutique doree des amateurs de la poesie, contenue en LXXIV exemples de la vie humaine avec beaucoup de sentences morales faites par quartrains, aussi plusieurs distiques si bien chrestiens que mouraux, par T. I., Haarlem, anno 1650’. The first piece ‘de la vie humaine’ is entitled ‘Comparaison du grand et du petit monde’, and begins ‘Si nous considerons ceste machine ronde ...’.

Dates: 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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L’ambassadeur vert envoye au roy par les mignons et beaulx chevalliers verds des Indes, Sixteenth century

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.06.06
Scope and Contents

A politico-religious poem, beginning 'Lorsque Phebus par voyes non obscures ...'.

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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Leaves signed by John Donne, 1623-1633

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8466
Scope and Contents

1. A leaf of eight lines, with an accompanying transcription. The leaf is signed 'Joannes Donne: ibidem Decanus. Sept. 27. 1623', and relates to John Donne, Dean of St Paul's.

2. A leaf from the Album Amicorum of Michael Corvinus. There is writing on the reverse in another hand, signed 'Johannes Donne 5 Octobr. 1633'. This relates to a different John Donne, possibly the Dean of Sion College. There are three accompanying pieces of related correspondence, 1939 and 1953.

Dates: 1623-1633
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Item

Letter of Patrick Lawlor to Hector Bolitho, 1 Oct. 1957

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/97
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Comprises single items or small collections, chiefly correspondence, donated to or purchased by Cambridge University Library. Together with a number of items and fragments found in Cambridge University Library books and bindings.

Dates: 1 Oct. 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters from J. H. Prynne to Ian Friend

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10088
Scope and Contents All items are from Prynne to Friend unless otherwise indicated.1. Note; Cambridge, 10 Dec. 1983. 1 folio.2. Postcard; Cambridge, 10 Mar. 1984. 1 folio.3. Letter; Cambridge, 3 Apr. 1999. 1 folio.4. Letter; Cambridge, 3 Apr. 1999. 1 folio.5. Letter; Cambridge, 1 Apr. 2001. 1 folio.6. Letter; Cambridge, 29 Nov. 2001. 1 folio. With an email printout: Caroline Horobin to J. H. Prynne, 19 Nov. 2001; J. H. Prynne to Caroline...
Dates: 1983-2002
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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Letters from Krystyn Lach-Szyrma to Sir John Bowring

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7666
Scope and Contents

Nine letters, written from Edinburgh, Warsaw and Devonport (and possibly elsewhere), some concerning the publication of Polish poetry. One letter is accompanied by a ballad by Lach-Szyrma, in English, titled 'A Child at his Mother's Tomb'.

Dates: 1823-1864 (bulk 1820s)
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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Letters from Walter de la Mare and Siegfried Sassoon to Gwen Raverat, 1935-1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/51
Scope and Contents

(1)-(2): Two letters from de la Mare, autograph and typescript signed, 30 December 1935 and 7 September 1942. (3)-(7): Five letters from Sassoon, autograph, 11 June 1938, 29 June 1954, 21 June 1955, 30 June 1956 and 18 July 1956.

Dates: 1935-1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Letters of John Clare

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8525
Scope and Contents

Includes offprints of articles on John Clare by Mark Stoney.

Dates: 1820-1849 (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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Livre de Chinière a l'usage de P. Maleré de Jauche en Syntaxe, 1808

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6207
Scope and Contents

The vellum binding is taken from a treatise of c. 1200, in which occurs the rubricated heading 'De cognatione spirituali'.

Dates: 1808
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Macpherson: Papers Associated with R. E. Macpherson

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/REM
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises personal papers found among the papers of R. E. Macpherson, associated with him through his Bursarial office. They include sketches by Duncan Grant, personal papers of John Tresidder Sheppard, and notes by John Maynard Keynes.

Dates: 1850 - 1971
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Martha James: Riddle Book

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6296
Scope and Contents

A collection of riddles, verses, etc., compiled by Martha James from various sources, 180 folios. Pages 296-353 and 356-360 are blank.

Dates: 1788-1812
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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Mary Anne Bacon: Verses and Translations

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6252
Scope and Contents

A collection of verses and translations by Mary Anne Bacon, with Reboul, boulanger de Lyons: 'Elegie a une Mere' (fo. 6v). Most of the verses are initialled and dated.

Dates: 1841-1870
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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Mary Tighe: Psyche or the legend of love

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8454
Scope and Contents

A copy of Psyche, or the legend of love, 193 numbered pages, made by M. Heath from a copy sent to Dr Vaughan by the author. There is a frontispiece and three full-page illustrations, the latter probably by James Heath.

Dates: 1808
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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Mildmay Fane: My Happy Life, To a Friend (trans. William Wake)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4189
Scope and Contents

Translation into Latin by William Wake of Mildmay Fane's poem 'My Happy Life, to a Friend', 7 folios: (fo. iv) F.J.H. Jenkinson, biographical note on W. Wake; (fo. ii) list of the contents, written in the 19th century, of a volume ('Vol 3') once in the possession of F.J.H. Jenkinson, from which the present manuscript was taken; (fo. 1v) title-page; (fo. 2) text. Inside front cover is the bookplate of the Earl of Westmorland, 1856.

Dates: 1700 (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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Miscellaneous collection of verses, ballads, epitaphs and inscriptions

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.42
Scope and Contents Includes: 'A true and full Account of a late Conference between the wonderful Speaking-Head & Father Godden', c. 1700; Sir John Denham, 'Directions to a Painter concerning the Dutch War', incomplete, 17th cent.; H. Mordant, 'Maurus Advena'; John Oldham, 'Ode', c. 1680; C. D., 'Fur Eliensis translated', c. 1700; William Lewis, and others, elegies for the duke of Buckingham, 17th cent.; Thomas Adams, 'Epgrams'; verses connected with the visit of Charles I to Cambridge University, 1632 (?);...
Dates: 1500-1750 (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).