University of Oxford
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1488
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, teaching files, diaries, photographs, and personal papers which document the personal life and career of Brand Blanshard and his first wife Frances Bradshaw Blanshard. The papers highlight the development of Swarthmore College during the presidency of Frank Aydelotte, the growth of the Yale University Department of Philosophy after World War II, and trends in the study and teaching of philosophy in the twentieth century.
Dates: 1873-1989, bulk 1913-1989
Call Number: BKP 54
Overview: This collection includes bookplates of the various residential colleges affiliated with the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, both of which are located in England.
Dates: 1632-1955, bulk 1700-1894
Call Number: MSS 45
Overview: This collection comprises 16 items, including 15 letters from Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and Cormell Price and 1 autograph envelope from Burne-Jones addressed to Price. The correspondence was written over the course of a decade, between 1852 and 1862. The letters are indicative of Burne-Jones and Price’s long and close friendship and are very affectionate and personal in nature. The letters are rich in detail, with Burne-Jones sharing news of mutual friends, his Oxford lessons, his social...
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones responds to Price's questions about scholarships, noting that the competition for Oxford scholarships "depend entirely upon the men who present themselves for candidacy" and that the University's reputation for "stiffness" deters individuals from applying and so "competition has been less." He tells Price that the scholarships for Queen's College are generous but that the college has changed from "old times." He notes Magdalen College's demyship scholarship form and states that he...
Dates: 1854 February 28
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones apologizes for being "forgetful" of Price and admits that he "cannot plead hard work altogether for my cause, so many nameless trifles occur all day long to break the best resolutions." He tells Price that he has heard that he is studying hard and wishes him success in his endeavors. He encourages Price to apply for an Oxford scholarship, noting that even in failure "the practice is very good and often encouraging." He says that this term has been his happiest yet and he has been...
Dates: 1854 March 9
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones says that he owes Price more apologies than he has time to write at present. He tells Price he has taken rooms at Old House, Ship Street in Oxford and asks that Price tells him which train he will take to Oxford so that Burne-Jones can meet him. Burne-Jones goes on to give Price details about gaining entry to New College, remarking that on Sunday morning it is hosting a private party and admission will not be possible. He recommends that Price asks the sub-warden --...
Dates: 1856 May 30
Call Number: RU 197
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, reports, financial papers, memoranda, sponsor forms, and case files on individual guests documenting the activities and operations of the Faculty Committee on Receiving Oxford and Cambridge Children.
Call Number: Ms Coll 38
Overview: Lucia Pickering Wheatland married John Fulton, who was in Oxford on a Rhodes fellowship, in 1923. The collection contains correspondence from Lucia and John Fulton in Oxford to Lucia's parents, Richard and Mary Wheatland, in Massachusetts. John Fulton was named professor of physiology at Yale in 1929.
Dates: 1921-1930, bulk 1923-1925
Call Number: GEN MSS 1091
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of a small group of Falconer Madan's papers relating to his research and writings, and original and copies of manuscripts relating to various individuals, and academic, social and historical events relating to Oxford. The majority of the material is bound in volumes, many of which contain the Yale University Library bookplate reading, "From the Collection of Oxford Books made by Falconer Madan, Bodley's Librarian." Original manuscripts include a group of twenty-three...
Dates: circa 1680-1929
Call Number: GEN MSS 744
Overview: The papers document the life and work of Ved Mehta and include writings, correspondence, family archival material, personal papers, academic records, financial records, research and subject files, printed material, photographs, and electronic files. Writings includes drafts of (and for some, extensive research files for) all of Mehta's major works from 1957 to 2004. Drafts of writings and Mehta's outgoing correspondence are typewritten. Subject files and correspondence relate not only to...
Dates: circa 1924-2005
Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Call Number: OSB MSS 90
Overview: Correspondence and writings documenting aspects of the scholarly career of Evelyn Spearing Simpson, particularly her work on a complete edition of the Sermons of John Donne. Correspondents include her Donne collaborator George R. Potter and his wife Mabel; friend and fellow Donne scholar Helen Gardner; and Mary Holtby. Writings include research notes, drafts, typescripts and proofs of most volumes of the Sermons edition; and drafts and typescripts of scholarly articles on Donne's work.
Call Number: OSB MSS 8
Overview: Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and printed material documenting aspects of the scholarly career of Percy Simpson, particularly his edition of Ben Jonson's Works (1925-52) and his professional relationships with his colleagues, especially C. H. Herford, R. W. Chapman, William A. Jackson, Sir Humphrey Sumner Milford, and Eugénie Sellers Strong.
Call Number: MS 1431
Overview: The papers consist of personal, business, and family letters written by members of the Wood family of Littleton, Middlesex, England. Correspondence between Thomas Wood and John Pack, in London, makes up the majority of the papers. There are also letters to Thomas Wood from his sons.
Call Number: MS 1436
Call Number: MS 876
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and subject files from Arthur Frederick Wright's teaching career at Stanford University and at Yale University, his research on Chinese history, and his work for the Association for Asian Studies and the American Council of Learned Societies' Committee on Studies of Chinese Civilization. The papers also include personal correspondence of the Wright and Clabaugh families. There is minimal material documenting Mary Clabaugh Wright's career.
Dates: 1928-1982, bulk 1951-1977