Guide to Archive and Manuscript Collections

Southampton-Blaeu mapWelcome to the browsable version of the Guide to the Archive and Manuscript Collections. This contains the text of C.M.Woolgar and K.Robson A Guide to the Archive and Manuscript Collections of the Hartley Library, University of Southampton (Southampton: University of Southampton Library, Occasional Paper 11; 1992) and C.M.Woolgar and K.Robson A Guide to the Archive and Manuscript Collections of the Hartley Library, University of Southampton, MSS 201-300 (University of Southampton Library Archive Lists, Catalogues and Guides Series: 7; Southampton, 2000), together with descriptions of archive collections aquired more recently.

Please note that the Guide is still being updated and not all collection descriptions have yet been added.

The entries have been split up with one web page per manuscript collection, except MS 116 which has been subdivided.

Records: 1-50 51-100 101-150 151-200 201-50 251-300 301-350

  • MS 1 Records of the University of Southampton, 1862-1986
  • MS 2 Small collections of manuscripts acquired by the Hartley Institution, 1557-1888
  • MS 3 Bullar manuscripts, 18th and 19th centuries
  • MS 4 Bindings and pastedowns from the collections of the University Library, 16th-19th centuries
  • MS 5 Manuscripts from the Cope collection, relating to Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, c.1655-1889
  • MS 6 Hampshire and Isle of Wight MSS: small collections and single items, 1759-1976
  • MS 7 Commonplace book of poetry, c.1739-early 19th century
  • MS 8 Manuscript copy of Byron's poem `Napoleon's farewell' in the hand of Jane Austen, c.1815
  • MS 9 Manuscript verse by Sir Peter Quennell, c.1926-7
  • MS 10 Manuscripts of two poems by Edmund Charles Blunden, c.1928
  • MS 11 Essays and short stories by F.W.Maxwell, c.1920-40
  • MS 12 Letters of Martin Bell, 1939-45
  • MS 13 Translations by Arthur Waley of Chinese poems, c.1940-50
  • MS 14 Poems of James B.Fell, c.1962
  • MS 15 Papers of E.M.Almedingen, c.1960-70
  • MS 16 Poems of Burnal Charles Lane, c.1959-70
  • MS 17 Eulogies in praise of Nathaniel Vechner, 1646-55
  • MS 18 `Varios egnimas [enigmas] de los dislates mundanos', a manuscript of Spanish poetry from the late 16th century
  • MS 19 `Claridoro i Rosamira: poema mixta', n.d. 18th century
  • MS 20 A Spanish treatise on the taxation of the clergy, 27 May 1710
  • MS 21 French poetry, 1940s and 1960
  • MS 22 Conducting scores of Gustav Mahler, late 19th-early 20th century
  • MS 23 First Delphic Hymn, transcribed by Benjamin Britten, ante 1973
  • MS 24 Manuscript of `A children's overture' by Roger Quilter, 1920s
  • MS 25 Manuscript of Nicholas Maw's `Chamber Music', 1962
  • MS 26 Medieval manuscript books
  • MS 27 Papers of Dr W.W.Greg, 1903-37
  • MS 28 Irwin manuscripts, early 12th century-1469
  • MS 29 Editorial notes for the Victoria History of the County of Hampshire, 20th century
  • MS 30 Tellers' bills of the Exchequer of Receipt, for Hampshire, 1560-1667
  • MS 31 Eling deeds, 1664-1772
  • MS 32 Title deeds, 1681-1835
  • MS 33 Lease of a tenement in Truro, Cornwall, 1712
  • MS 34 Southampton and Hampshire letters, c.1812-72
  • MS 35 Letters from Joseph Jefferson to Revd Jonathan Boucher, 1797-1804
  • MS 36 Deeds relating to property in Petersfield, Sheet, Liss and Mapledurham, Hampshire, 1363-1532
  • MS 37 Letters from Evelyn Ashley to George Bentley and Messrs R.Bentley and Son (publishers), about Ashley's biography of Lord Palmerston, 1873-89
  • MS 38 Wheable family papers, 1825-44
  • MS 39 Deeds for Petersfield, Sheet, Greatham and Hawkley, 1586-1727
  • MS 40 Papers of the Fisher family of Alton, c.1680-1872
  • MS 41 Collection of autographs, letters and signatures, 1500s to 1880s
  • MS 42 Letters to Lord Welby, 1878-1900
  • MS 43 Letters to members of the Rothschild family, 1863-1925
  • MS 44 Letters to the Prince of Salm-Kirburg, 1657-1708
  • MS 45 Papers of William Mogg, 1811-c.1870
  • MS 46 Papers of the Ray family of Cheriton, Hampshire, 1820-78
  • MS 47 Correspondence and geological papers of Thomas Webster, 1811-15
  • MS 48 Papers of J.H.Matthews, 1907-c.1922
  • MS 49 Papers of the Southampton Geographical Society, 1897-1906
  • MS 50 Manuscript of `Shekerstan', 18th or 19th century

Records: 1-50 51-100 101-150 151-200 201-50 251-300 301-350