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Poetry

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

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Miscellaneous literary and political writings, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.02.28
Scope and Contents

(1) ‘The earle of Leicester his common wealth’, by Robert Parsons; (2) ‘A short veiw of K. Henry the third his raigne, written by Sir Robt. Cotton 1624’; (3) ‘Bosworth feild: by J. B.’, a poem by Sir John Beaumont, bart., published 1629; (4) ‘A speach or argument made in the commons house of parliament at a generall committye of the whole house concerninge the new impositions uppon marchandize lately imposed wthout assent of p’iamt, and the right and lawfullness thereof. Ano 8 J. R.’

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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Miscellaneous writings, some relating to Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, c. 1550

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.31
Scope and Contents (1) Copy of the will of King Henry VII, with some erasures on the last page; (2) ‘Pious meditations by Collyns’, beginning ‘Farewell worlde synce that no man may truste to the ...’, followed by nineteen couplets beginning ‘When I considere what is man, O Lord, I know of right ...’; (3) ‘To make a verye fyne perfume to avoyde the daunger of the place suspected of the plague’; (4) ‘This was the duke of Somersetts style wch he write [sic] to the Scottes after Mustleburrowe feilde; at whiche...
Dates: c. 1550
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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Notebook of Edward Leigh, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.79
Scope and Contents

The volume is commenced at both ends, and contains recipes, chiefly medical, a few verses in English, and a Latin oration in praise of Greek letters.

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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Notes on mathematics and optics, 1750 - 1810

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/207
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Rough notes on mathematical, optical and astronomical problems, largely in the period 1777-1783, including a table of errors for an eye-glass. There are a number of poems and epigrams penned by Maskelyne whilst at Cambridge during 1750-1757, written in English and Latin, with versions of the 18th, 23rd, 29th and 84th Psalms and a translation of Sophocles. There is also a bill for food from H. Storey, 1810, and an etching. Some pages of manuscript have been cut from the volume.

Dates: 1750 - 1810
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Occasional Verses and Related Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4247
Scope and Contents Occasional verses and related papers written in various hands, loose in a paper file, 33 folios. The papers include the following: (fo. 2) 'Verses made on Miss Harvey when a Day old in Imitation of Mr. Phillips on Miss Cartreet'. These are printed on a broadside kept at the British Library, 839 m 23, no. 108, where they are attributed to [Edward] Young, although they are not printed among Young's Works. They are also referred to by Jonathan Swift in a letter to Alexander Pope of 26 November...
Dates: 1730-1874 (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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Original compositions written for Part I and Part II of the English Tripos, 1949 - 1973

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENGL 1
Scope and Contents

Many compositions are accompanied by envelopes, letters, cover sheets and associated items, and a few bear examiners' comments.

Dates: 1949 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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Papers accumulated by John Goodridge relating to Robert Bloomfield and John Clare, including correspondence and writings of Ronald Blythe

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10203
Scope and Contents

A collection of original documents relating to Robert Bloomfield and members of his family, together with correspondence and papers of Ronald Blythe, principally relating to John Clare and the John Clare Society.

Dates: 1802-2014
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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Papers of J. H. Goodland

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9704
Scope and Contents

Includes notebooks and diaries, correspondence with family and friends, miscellaneous literary papers and items concerning JHG's time spent in the army security forces both in England and Germany during and after the War.

Dates: 1935-1974
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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Papers of Siegfried Sassoon

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852
Scope and Contents The Papers of Siegfried Sassoon comprise a magnificent collection documenting his life, wartime experiences and extensive literary career. The collection was purchased by the Library in 2009 from the executors of his son, George. Arranged in twelve series, it includes Sassoon’s personal diaries, poetry notebooks, drafts of literary works and autobiographies, correspondence, press cuttings and photographs. Sassoon was a dedicated diarist and the first series comprises 46 journals...
Dates: 1897-2000 (bulk:1897-1967)
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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Papers of the Hey, Sharp and Alderson families

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10187
Scope and Contents

The documents that may be consulted consist of 'The Redemption' (Seatonian prize poem,1763), by John Hey; and a funeral sermon for Sarah Sharp, 1799. A further accession is closed pending cataloguing.

Dates: 1683-1983
Conditions Governing Access: The catalogued section of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. Access to the uncatalogued papersis currently restricted. 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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Papers of Veronica Forrest-Thomson, 1937 - 2011

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Forrest-Thomson
Scope and Contents The papers listed here include some personal and biographical materials; papers and correspondence relating to publication of Veronica Forrest-Thomson's work (chiefly posthumous publications); and some of her written work (published and unpublished).The bulk of the collection was donated to Girton College in 2012 by Jonathan Culler, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cornell University: he was married to Veronica Forrest-Thomson in the 1970s and is her literary executor....
Dates: 1937 - 2011
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Papers on poetry and mathematics, 1750 - 1808

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/210
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Loose papers concerned with poetry and mathematical problems. The poetry is comprised principally of notes on the Eumenides and classical Greek poets. There is a review of the Oedipus of Sophocles, a reference to the rules of Aristotle, fluxions, a map of Palestine, a synopsis of writing technique and style, and equations involving parabolas.

Dates: 1750 - 1808
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Papers on the Eumenides

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/209
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Undated loose papers on the poems on the Eumenides, including an etching depicting a classical war, possibly Achilles and Hector under the walls of Troy.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Pater Costerus: 'Tuyt geschout', 1604

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2744.3
Scope and Contents

Verse satire upon Roman Catholicism.

Dates: 1604
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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Percy Bysshe Shelley: To Jane: The Invitation

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4444
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Written in Shelley's own hand, the 'Trelawny MS'.

Dates: 1822
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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Personal Papers of Aelfrida Tillyard, 1856 - 2013

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Tillyard
Scope and Contents The papers include Aelfrida Tillyard's personal and biographical records, the most substantial of which are 75 personal diaries in an unbroken sequence dating from 1897 to 1959. The papers also include copies of some of her published works and manuscripts of some of her unpublished writings, in particular those religious works and novels which she wrote in the 1940s and 1950s. Papers of both daughters are also held in the archives: see GCPP Graham A1 (Alethea Graham, Girton 1926) and GCPP...
Dates: 1856 - 2013
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Personal Papers of Agatha Graham, 1923 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Graham, A2
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The papers include personal diaries; photographs; and some of Agatha's writing, including poetry and short stories.

Dates: 1923 - 1930
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Personal Papers of Alethea Graham, 1913 - 1992

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Graham, A1
Scope and Contents

The papers include personal diaries; poems; a few personal and biographical items; photographs; and some letters written to Alethea (chiefly those written to her by her spiritual 'adviser', Father O'Brien).

Dates: 1913 - 1992
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Personal Papers of Chrystabel Procter, 1822 - 1986

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Procter
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The papers include personal and biographical records, records relating to her career (although there is very little about her period at Bingley Training College) including a chronological sequence kept while Garden Steward at Girton College, and to her time in Africa. There are also records relating to Procter's writing and a number of versions of her autobiography. The collection of family papers includes material of and pertaining to her sister, Joan Beauchamp Procter, zoologist.

Dates: 1822 - 1986
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Personal Papers of Ethel Sargant, 1871 - 2008

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Sargant
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The most significant items held are the letters written by Ethel Sargant to Agnes Arber (nee Robertson), fellow botanist: see GCPP Sargant 2/1 below. There are also a few personal and biographical items, a volume of botanical drawings, and some botanical equipment and artefacts, including botanical slides. There is also a small file of poems written by Ethel Sargant in later life.

Dates: 1871 - 2008
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Personal Papers of Gladys Williams, 1904 - 2013

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Williams
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The papers of Gladys Williams consist chiefly of manuscripts of some of her written work (published and unpublished), together with a small quantity of personal and biographical items.

Dates: 1904 - 2013
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Personal Papers of Jane Catherine Gamble, 1783 - 1884

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Gamble
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The papers comprise Jane Gamble's own writings, including her literary compositions; her business papers and related correspondence and also a collection of letters, mementoes and artefacts preserved by her.

Dates: 1783 - 1884
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Personal Papers of Joyce Penny, 1948 - 1985

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Penny
Dates: 1948 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal Papers of Kathleen Mary Peace, 1910 - 1971

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Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Peace
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise a diverse collection of notes and writings on philosophy, religion and ethics, from 1936-48, with critical responses from Helen Wodehouse; verses; college papers; letters; leaflets, and other miscellaneous ephemera and artefacts.

Dates: 1910 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Peter Bayley: The Cambriad

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3435
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A poem in 12 books. In English, with Welsh quotations heading each book. Occasional marginal notes in red ink. Apparently unprinted.

Dates: 1820 (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).