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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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Robert Potter: commonplace book

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10370
Scope and Contents

Includes poetry, prose extracts and literary ephemera.

Dates: 1754-1787
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Ruth Padel Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10444
Scope and Contents Literary and academic papers. The collection contains material in the following categories:Poetry: includes files marked ‘Early Poems / Poems 1967-1985 / (Alibi)’, ‘Poems 1975-1992 / TLS Alibi, Summer Snow, Angel’ and ‘Poems 1990-2002’; and material relating to Padel’s collections ‘Angel’, ‘Rembrandt Would Have Loved You’, ‘Voodoo Shop’, ‘The Soho Leopard’, ‘Darwin – A Life in Poems’, ‘The Mara Crossing’, ‘Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth’, ‘Tidings – A Christmas Journey’,...
Dates: 1950s-2010s
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to 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. 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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Salmacis and Hermaphroditus: a Poem, by Francis Beaumont, c. 1600

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.04.13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Many manuscripts acquired by the University Library before the middle of the nineteenth century either originated as or were made up into bound volumes, and were classified alongside printed material. Most carry what is known as a 'two-letter' reference, running (for western manuscripts) from Dd.1.1 through to Oo.7.60. They comprise mainly medieval and early modern manuscripts. This catalogue is based on entries for western post-medieval manuscripts in the 5-volume Catalogue of the...
Dates: c. 1600
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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Samuel Colvil: Mock Poem or Whiggs Supplication

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6291
Scope and Contents

Copy. 48 folios. On fo. 1: 'I pray do me the favir of sending this book home if you dont like it for if you dont you most not fale reding it for it will plese you'.

Dates: 1750 (Circa. Copy of original fo c. 1681)
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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Siegfried Sassoon: Letters to Glen Byam Shaw.

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454
Scope and Contents This collection contains 373 letters, notes and postcards from Sassoon to Byam Shaw, 1924-1966; some with additional enclosures. Many have inferred dates written in pencil [by Hart-Davis]. It includes a number of items received by Sassoon and perhaps then forwarded on to Shaw, e.g. MS Add.9454/86-90; these are listed chronologically where not clearly associated with a particular letter. Undated letters are numbered from /369-373. All letters are from Sassoon to Shaw unless otherwise...
Dates: 1924-1966
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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Solstice Archive

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10182
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the magazine Solstice, comprising work submitted and correspondence addressed to various editors.

Dates: 1961 - 1969
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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Sonnets, 1585

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.01.11
Scope and Contents

Two books of Italian sonnets by various authors, bound in one volume, with introductory matter. They are addressed to 'Sigor. Capno. Thommaso Sassetti'. The collector, 'Lattantio Valori Fiorentino', dates 'di casa sua in Londra il primo giorno di Maggio M.D.LXXXV'. A list of authors is prefixed to each volume.

Dates: 1585
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Spectacular Diseases Archive

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10238
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, texts and related matreials, principally concerning publications under the Spectacular Diseases imprint. The collection includes letters from authors, translators and printers, and poetry and prose submitted and typeset for publication.

Dates: 1986-2015
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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Standish Hayes O'Grady: Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6472-6568
Scope and Contents

Poems, songs, verse, stories, historical notes, mainly concerning Ireland and of Irish origin.

Dates: 1701-1900 (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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Stella Benson: Diaries and Poems

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6762-6803
Scope and Contents

Diaries, poems and juvenilia

Dates: 1900-1933 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Originals unavailable. Microfilm copy to be used.
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Stephen Romer Papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10419
Scope and Contents Includes: drafts and versions of poems, some unpublished, 1973-1982, some bearing comments by Geoffrey Hill, and including drafts of poems for ‘Idols’ (1986); notebook docketed ‘SR / Journal / MSS Poems 1981 - / Commonplace book’; correspondence, including letters to and from Michael Schmidt, and copies of letters from Romer; early reviews, 1978-81; Cambridge Part 2 English tripos Long Essay; papers relating to ‘Modern Poetry in Translation’, including correspondence with Daniel Weissbort;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-2000
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Supplement to the 'Faery Queene', Mid or late seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.03.53
Scope and Contents 'A supplement of the Faery Queene, in three bookes, wherein are allegorically described affaires both military and civill of these times', beginning ('Seventh book', canto I stanza 1) 'Aurora still bewailing Memnon's fate ...', and continuing to stanza 47 of canto 12 in the ninth book. There are numerous corrections here and there, and whole stanzas erased. On the title page is the following entry by the same hand: 'This was finished anno dom. 1635'. The preface embodies part of Spenser's...
Dates: Mid or late 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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Terence Tiller: Notes for a myth and other poems

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10239
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typescript drafts and versions of poems in Tiller's 1968 Chatto and Windus (Hogarth Press) book ' Notes for a myth and other poems', some bearing notes to the printer. With a manila folder bearing the title of the book.

Dates: c. 1968
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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The Cambridge Election

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.624
Scope and Contents

An anonymous set of verses in seven stanzas. Fo. 1: 'Samuel Sandars'.

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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The Garland Continued (verses)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8556
Scope and Contents

A collection of poems addressed 'To Louisa Jane Justamond. The following trifles in verse: the production of a period commencing from the age of 14 and continued to the age of 29'. There are seventy-two numbered pages and a number of blank pages.

Dates: 1791-1828
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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The Minstrel or The Progress of Genius with Some Other Poems by James Beattie LL.D.

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7044
Scope and Contents An 1816 manuscript of James Beattie's poem The Minstrel and some of Beattie's other poems. The Minstrel was originally published in two parts in 1771 and 1774. This particular manuscript of the poem(s) bears a dedication to Sir Archibald Grant, second Baronet of Monymusk in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was copied by "his devoted servant George Mackay." The contents the volume are a preface followed by various poems, as described below: Preface to the Minstrel, beginning, "The design was to...
Dates: 1816
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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The Vivacia Instinctive by James Maxwell...The Virtues, The Divinity and the Emotions

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4412
Scope and Contents

Typewritten by Samuel Thomson, Copying Office, Belfast, 1902, 307 pages.

Dates: 1902
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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Thomas Barker: Verse Commonplace Book

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6455
Scope and Contents

52 folios. The book begins with poems, including 'Quaestio Henrici Hubbard 1733' (fo. 26) and 'Upon Bob Leak' (fos 27-28). On fos 32-48 is 'The Manners of ye Age in 13 Moral Satirs. Lond: 1733', presumably a copy of the printed work of this title. On fos 49-52, entered from the other end of the book, are extracts from Vanbrugh's plays headed 'The Cream of Poetry'.

Dates: 1728
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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Thomas Moore: Poetical works of the late Thomas Little

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8455
Scope and Contents

A calligraphic manuscript of Poetical works of the late Thomas Little, 124 numbered pages, executed by Ensign George Mackay. At the front of the volume is the bookplate of Lord Gray.

Dates: 1814
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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Three Latin poems by Thomas Cooper, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.50-MS Dd.11.52
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Vindiciæ templi Sancti Pauli’, beginning ‘Mutantur Oh quam tempora, et nos iis simul ...’; (2) ‘Principatus est divina ordinatio a nemine violanda’, beginning ‘Parere regi cur volet pios deus? ...’; (3) ‘Rex Suecorum, vivus an mortuus: in usum ecclesiæ’; after the dedication is a second title, ‘Ventilatio incerti illius et contrarii rumoris de regis Suecorum morte et vitâ’, preceding 35 elegiac couplets beginning ‘Fama diu dubiis volitaverat anxia pennis ...’. The poems are dedicated to...
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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Transcipt of The Image of Ypocrycye attributed to John Skelton

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3309
Scope and Contents Transcribed by Thomas Martin of Palgrave, Suffolk, from an manuscript then in the possession of James West, and now BL Lansdowne 794, completed 23 Feb. 1738 (fo. 82). Inside front cover: 'R. Farmer' (c. 1790), and a note in his hand, 'Tho. Martin' (1738), 'Thos. Phillipps Middle Hill' (c. 1836). fo. i: (in Martin's hand) 'The original of this Book was bought at the Auction of Mr Le Neve's Library, by James West of the Inner Temple Esqre for 15 shillings', and further notes on the original...
Dates: 1738
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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Transcript of Robert Copland's poem 'The Complaynte of them that ben to late maryd', made from the printed edition by Wynkyn de Worde

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4163
Scope and Contents

Inside the front cover is the bookplate of F.W. Cosens.

Dates: 1860 (Circa)
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Translation by E.B. Cowell of Ellis Wynne's Gwelidigaethan y Bardd Cwsg ('Visions of the sleeping Bard')

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4225
Dates: 1873 (Circa)
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Translation of the poems of Llynwarch Owain Gwalchmai by Llynwarch O. Reynolds

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4200
Scope and Contents

Includes: (fo. i) title-page; (fo. iv) note on Gwalchmai's descent; (fo. ii) list of contents; (fo. 1) note on the text; (fo. 3) text of the translation, with footnotes; (fo. 46) index of names. Attached to fo. ii is a letter from Reynolds to E.B. Cowell, 2 October 1882.

Dates: 1882
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Ursula Vaughan Williams: Poems and translations, nd [20th century]

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/116-124
Scope and Contents

Comprises:
- Nocturne. Jean Moreas.
- By the water. Variation on a theme by Alexander Blok.
- Cette fille est morte …
- Sagesse I xxl.
- Cold. From a poem by Nekrassov.
- Comme on voit sur la branche au mois de mai la rose …
- Puis qu’elle est tout hyver, toute la même glace …
- Vous estes dejà vieille, et je le suis aussi …
- Letter from Ursula Vaughan Williams to 'Jean', nd

Dates: nd [20th century]
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