Showing Collections: 1–14 of 14
- Great Britain. Parliament 9
- Charles, King of England, I, 1600-1649 7
- Browne, John, approximately 1608-1691 5
- Braye, Alfred Verney-Cave, Baron, 1849-1928 4
- Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628 3
- Finch, John, Baron Finch of Fordwich, 1584-1660 3
- James, King of England, I, 1566-1625 3
- Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641 3
- Charles, King of England, II, 1630-1685 2
- Elizabeth, Queen of England, I, 1533-1603 2
- Great Britain. Army 2
- Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords 2
- Pym, John, 1584-1643 2
- Arce, José Antonio, 1784-1839? 1
- Ashe, Thomas, active 1600-1618 1
- Bagot, William , 1773-1856 1
- Bankes, John, Sir, 1589-1644 1
- Bastwick, John, 1593-1654 1
- Beaufort, Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby, 1443-1509 1
- Beckford, Richard, of Jamaica 1 ∧ less
Call Number: OSBORN FB155
Overview: Copies of Parliamentary papers, including speeches, orders, petitions, and declarations. Most printed in Lords Journals or in Rushworth. Includes items from parliaments of Elizabeth I through James II, most between 1630-1680.
Dates: circa 1680
Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 839
Overview: The Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and related to Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Series I, Robert Browning Papers, contains a few manuscripts by him, as well as many letters, most written after 1870. Recipients include Mrs. Bayne; Isabel Jane Blagden; Moncure Conway; Charles Deschamps; Frank Hill; William Charles Macready; Felix Moscheles, and William Wetmore Story. Letters to Browning include an...
Dates: 1835-1906 1850-1889, bulk 1850-1889
[Commonplace book, anonymous manuscript]
Call Number: OSBORN FB162
Overview: Subjects include chivalry, tournaments, coronations, and heraldry.
Dates: [16th century]
[Parliamentary speeches and two treatises].
Call Number: OSBORN FB174
Overview: Anonymous MS, written in various scribes' hands. Original limp vellum.
Dates: 17th century
[Miscellanea historica: Collection of papers of historical interest relating to the reigns of James I and Charles I]
Call Number: OSBORN FB164
Overview: Manuscript, in multiple secretary hands, of a collection of 19 Parliamentary documents, primarily concerning the marriage negotiations between Charles I and the Spanish Infanta Maria. These include the petition of John Digby, Earl of Bristol, asking leave to defend his actions in the Spanish negotiations against his accusers; the information of Thomas, Baron Coventry presented to the House of Lords against Digby; and King Charles I's letter to Digby charging him with misconduct regarding the...
Dates: [17th century]
Copies of letters to and from Col. William Legge, transcribed from the originals in the possession of William Fourth Earl of Dartmouth, during the years 1816 and 1817, by William, 2nd Lord Bagot.
Call Number: OSBORN FB190
Overview: Autograph MS. Contains copies of 373 letters, illustrated with prints and drawings.
[Miscellaneous Parliamentary manuscripts]
Call Number: OSBORN FB158
Overview: Volume, in multiple hands, of seven booklets primarily on such topics as law, Parliament, government, and public finances. Parliamentary items include speeches by Thomas Wentworth, earl of Strafford, and Francis Seymour, Baron Trowbridge, complaining about forced loans, billeting of soldiers, and other grievances; a copy of the Spanish ambassador's complaints against George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, as well as his own excuses for the conduct of the Spanish during marriage negotiations...
Dates: [17th century]
[Parliamentary extracts, lists, etc.]
Call Number: OSBORN FB160
Overview: Collection, in multiple hands, of eight booklets bound into one volume, primarily on Parliamentary activities. The manuscript begins with a list of the members of Parliament between 1295 and 1327. Other items include extracts from Parliamentary journals; a list of the customs and privileges of both Houses of Parliament by Robert Bowyer; rules for the House of Commons; and, in Browne's hand, a patent transferring Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford's office of Constable of England to his...
Dates: [16th-17th century]
[Parliamentary speeches, debates, etc. and other miscellaneous manuscripts]
Call Number: OSBORN FB159
Overview: Collection of 115 items, bound together in one volume, and written mainly in the hand of John Browne, but with numerous items in other hands. The entries primarily address Parliamentary activities, particularly in the House of Lords, including several extracts from Parliamentary journals; lists of Parliamentary bills; a copy in Browne's hand of King Charles I's speech at dissolving Parliament in 1640; speeches by Charles II; and records of payments to Parliamentary officers. Other items include...
Dates: [15th-17th century]
[Parliamentary speeches, negotiations, etc., (most from 1640-1641)]
Call Number: OSBORN FB161
Overview: Manuscript, primarily in Browne's hand, though numerous items are in other hands, of a collection of about 74 items, primarily on Parliamentary subjects and mostly dated 1641. Items include extracts from Parliamentary journals; speeches by James I and Charles I; discussions concerning Scotland; notes on the speeches of Edward, Earl of Conway and Sir John Coke; Parliamentary resolutions declaring ship money to be illegal; a protestation by the House of Commons vowing to uphold the Church of...
Call Number: OSBORN FB150
Overview: Manuscript, in several unidentified hands, containing tracts on Parliament, verse, etc.
Dates: [ca. 1629-1632]
Edward Taylor Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1476
Overview: The Edward Taylor Collection contains nine volumes of autograph manuscript writings, including poems, sermons, notes on divinity, and commonplace books; and fragments of writings, correspondence, and other materials removed from bindings of these volumes. Some volumes include autograph manuscript ownership inscriptions and other annotations by Taylor’s son-in-law Isaac Stiles and grandson Ezra Stiles.
Dates: 1670s-1767, bulk 1670s-1729
Thomas Thistlewood papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 176
Scope and Contents: The papers consist of diaries, weather journals, commonplace books, reading notes and other material documenting the life, work and intellectual interests of the Jamaican plantation overseer and slaveowner Thomas Thistlewood. This highly detailed record of his activities as an overseer and later owner of numerous slaves contains information on his criteria for the purchase and sale of slaves, methods of assigning work, allotment of provisions, the illness and death rate among them, and detailed...
Rowland Willard and Elizabeth S. Willard papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2512
Overview: The collection consists of diaries and other writings, correspondence, photographs, and other papers documenting the lives of Dr. Rowland Willard and his wife Elizabeth S. Willard. Dr. Willard's diaries and autobiography chronicle in particular his travels through New Mexico in 1825.