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John C. Bucknill papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-761214
Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1877

Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS97
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Sir Hall Caine Papers primarily consist of correspondence to Sir Hall Caine, comprising .5 linear feet of material arranged in 31 folders in 1 box. A majority of the correspondence in the collection involves Sir Hall's business affairs, including sales, advertisements and film and stage productions. There is a letter from Herbert Brenon regarding the filming of The Woman Thou Gavest Me in 1918 and a letter from Virginia Brooks, an actress in the stage production of the same work. Several...
Dates: 1895-1925

Cuthbert Druitt papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS272
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The collection contains 13 letters written by Midshipman Cuthbert Druitt while he was stationed with the Royal Navy at Plymouth, England and Montreal, Canada. Also included is one letter written by Captain Cochran along with Druitt's Certificate of Health.

ABBREVIATIONS: ALS - Autograph Letter Signed

Dates: 1865-1867

Alfred Earle (Bishop of Marlborough) papers

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Identifier: GTM-860131
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The papers of Rt. Rev. Alfred Earle (1827-1918), consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs and related printed ephemera, regarding Earle's remarkable career. The papers include material from his early days as a student in Oxford, to his appointments first as Bishop of Marlborough ( 1888-1900) and later as Dean of Exeter (1900-1918). The collection comprises 1.5 linear feet of material, and it is organized chronologically in three boxes with a total of thirty-six folders....
Dates: 1840-1920

Newman Flower papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS300
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Sir Newman Flower papers consist of correspondence to Newman Flower from various figures regarding the publishing business at Cassell and Company Limited, the firm Flower directed. Correspondents include such noted writers as Augustine Bissell, Beatrice Harradan, Sheila Kaye-Smith, Max Pemberton, Ernest Raymond, Ethel Mary Savage, and Humbert Wolfe. The bulk of the material was from Beatrice Harradan, Ernest Raymond, and Ethel Mary Savage. The collection is arranged alphabetically by...
Dates: 1912-1946; Majority of material found within 1912-1928

Harman Grisewood papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS338
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises the third accession of the papers of Harman Grisewood (1906-1997), and contains primarily correspondence from family members. Of particular interest is the series of letters from Grisewood's father, Lt. Col. Harman Grisewood, written from 1936 through 1946, from Nicosia, Cyprus, where the family owned a farm in the mid- to late 1920s until the end of the Second World War. Grisewood recalls life with his family in Cyprus during the earlier of these years in chapter 3...
Dates: 1898-1991; Majority of material found within 1936-1981

Edward Hermon papers

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Identifier: GTM-000003
Collection Level Scope and Contents note During the nineteenth century great fortunes were made by various entrepreneurs in the cotton industry of Lancashire. One of the most remarkable of these cotton masters was Edward Hermon (1821?-1881), the managing partner of Horrocks, Miller & Company, an early giant in the field. Hermon became the conservative M.P. for Preston (1868-1881) as well as an eminent art collector, sportsman, philantropist and builder. His papers, dating between 1864 and 1867, cover a variety of topics, but...
Dates: 1864-1897

John C. Hirsh collection

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Identifier: GTM-130529
Scope and Contents

Various 19th century British letters, scrapbooks and photograph albums, collected by Prof. John Hirsh.

Dates: 1816-1980

Earl of Normanton Papers

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Identifier: GTM-860102
Scope and Contents note The archives of James Charles Welbore Ellis Agar (1818 - 1896), 3rd Earl of Normanton, consisting of 3.0 linear feet of material, including correspondence, drawings, legal documents, and related printed items. This collection is of importance to art historians as well as to historians of English history and culture. It would be invaluable for any studies of the Agar family; 19th century London (especially the Victoria and Albert Museum and Kensingtron Park areas); English legal history; and...
Dates: 1840 - 1908

Russell of Swallowfield Archives

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Identifier: GTM-871002
Scope and Contents note The Russell of Swallowfield Archives consists of documents and correspondence regarding the personal and financial affairs relating to the marriage trust of Fanny Russell Hole, eldest daughter of the Rev. Whitworth Russell. The papers include material dating from 1848, when Fanny Russell married the Rev. William Brassey Hole, Vicar of Bray (?-1887) to the early 1890's, when assets from her marriage trust were being transferred to their children. The collection comprises .5 linear feet of...
Dates: 1848 - 1896

Earl of Shrewsbury Papers

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Identifier: GTM-871231
Scope and Contents note The Earl of Shrewsbury Papers, which concern the estate of Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot (1803 - 1868), the 18th Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford, and 3rd Earl Talbot of Hensol, consists of 3.0 linear feet of material, including correspondence, documents, deeds, accounts, drawings and related printed material.The Papers deal with various trusts that had been set up by the 18th Earl for his widow and younger children, the siblings of the 19th Earl, namely:I - Admiral Hon....
Dates: 1856 - 1888

Robert Southwell Papers

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Identifier: GTM-871005
Scope and Contents note These papers consist primarily of correspondence, including one autograph letter signed by Antoine Arnauld to Robert Southwell; five contemporary copies of letters of Arnauld (Southwell's file copies); one autograph draft and 14 letters of Southwell's; a letter from Edward Coleman, a contemporary copy with a French translation; an autograph letter signed by William Blathwayt, Secretary of War; a letter of Henri Justel, Royal Librarian; and four miscellaneous items. Together, there are 29...
Dates: 1678 - 1685

St. Mary's Mixed School Log Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-160112
Scope and Contents

School log book of student attendance for St. Mary's Mixed (Catholic) School, Cresswell, Staffordshire, England, beginning June 29, 1863 and ending June 19, 1902. Printed title with autograph entries in various hands. Maintained by the principal teacher. Dealer's note: This log book is particularly interesting as it is for a Catholic school in a community where the local lords of the manor, the Draycotts, refused to accept the Anglican religion at the Reformation.

Dates: 1863 - 1902

Alexander Ward Papers

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Identifier: GTM-850101
Scope and Contents The Alexander Ward Papers comprise fifteen autograph diaries of Alexander Ward from 1870 to 1889. The diaries begin while Ward is eighteen and trace his development from a wealthy youth working part-time in a factory to a wealthy land owner doing local magistracy work. The diaries offer us an interesting perspective on the day to day life of a country squire during his early years before his marriage in 1895. The entries are written in a "matter-of-fact" style, often with little commentary....
Dates: 1870 - 1889

Marquess of Winchester Papers

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Identifier: GTM-860103
Scope and contents note The collection deals with the administration by the trustees of both of these inter-related estates: settling probate, the estate duty, buying of stocks, selling of property, distribution of monies, etc. There is much on the Winchester property in Southampton. There are 5 items signed by the 16th Marquess; 20 letters by Colonel Sir H. C. Legge; 14 letters by Lord Sandys; and several letters by Lord Harlech. There is considrable material regarding a 1901 legal suit, Gore v. Winchester,...
Dates: 1873 - 1986

Woman's 19th Century Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-150615
Content Description

Scrapbook belonging to a British woman, containing cut silhouettes, paste-in watercolors and pencil sketches re European tour and trip to South America.

Dates: 1820 - 1849

Arnold U. Ziegler Memorial Dickens Collection

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Identifier: GTM-150610
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, correspondence, ephemera and realia relating to Charles Dickens collected by Arnold U. Ziegler. Includes records and publications of various branches of the Dickens Fellowship (c1921-1960s).

Dates: 1843 - 1960