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The personal effects of Alan Menzies Hiller

  • Hiller
  • Fonds
  • 1900–1999

Papers relating to Hiller's army career, letters to family, postcards, photographs and First World War ephemera.

Hiller, Alan Menzies (1895-1915)

The Mallarmé-Brennan collection

  • Mallarmé
  • Fonds
  • 1870–1986

The collection comprises printed works by and about Mallarmé. Some of the volumes contain inscriptions by Mallarmé and Brennan. One volume contains letters to Brennan from Mallarmé, S.C. Leconte, A.W. Verrall and G.C. Toussaint. The collection also includes a volume of Mallarmé's verses written out by Brennan.

Brennan, Christopher John (1870-1932) poet

Slavery Abolition Movement

  • Slavery
  • Collection
  • 1772–2008

Material relating to the slavery abolition movement. Includes newspaper cuttings from the nineteenth century; letters and papers used in Parliamentary reports on the slave trade from 1814; accounts of Parliamentary debates and investigations; pamphlets written by Thomas Clarkson, William Wilberforce and other campaigners; pamphlets printed by the Anti Slavery Society in the 1970s; contemporary pamphlets and articles on abolition; material on events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Clarkson's death; contemporary records relating to slave ownership.

Various (003651)

Samuel Butler Collection

  • Butler
  • Fonds
  • 1728–

The collection includes Butler's books, manuscripts, music, photographs, pictures and drawings, and personal effects.

Butler, Samuel (1835-1902) writer, artist and photographer

Photographic and film collections

  • Photographs
  • Collection
  • 1851–2016

St John's College Library contains photographs of College alumni, buildings and grounds, as well as the photographic collections of a number of College alumni. It also has films of recent College events.

Various (003487)

Papers relating to the Whytehead family

  • Whytehead
  • Fonds
  • 1694–1940

An artificial collection consisting of four separate deposits made by members of the Whytehead family between 1938 and 1944. The papers relate principally to William Whytehead (d. 1817), Henry Robert Whytehead (1773-1818), Thomas Whytehead (1815-43, see ODNB) and Robert Yates Whytehead (1846-1938).

Various (003884)

Papers relating to the Cambridge Medieval History Series

  • Camb. Medieval History
  • Collection
  • 1911–1930 (Mainly dated between 1920 and 1930. A few dating from 1911.)

The papers in this collection relate to the work of C. W. Previté-Orton, J. R. Tanner and Z. N. Brooke, though there is some earlier correspondence relating to J. P. Whitney. Included is correspondence with historians and between the editors. There are also notebooks relating to the work of editorship.

The Cambridge Medieval History

Papers of William Wordsworth

  • Wordsworth
  • Fonds
  • 1806–1975

Letters to and from Wordsworth; letters from Mary and Dora Wordsworth; sonnets; miscellaneous items.

Wordsworth, William (1770-1850) poet

Papers of William Wilberforce

  • Wilberforce
  • Fonds
  • 1737–1833

Correspondence of William Wilberforce, mainly written by him, on a range of subjects including political and family matters; a notarial document relating to some of Wilberforce's ancestors.

Wilberforce, William (1759-1833) politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist

Papers of William Selwyn

  • Selwyn
  • Fonds
  • 1875–1876

Papers concerning a memorial to Professor Selwyn. Includes the minute book of the Memorial Fund Committee meetings, printed notices of three meetings, lists of committee members and of donors to the memorial fund, and letters promising donations from members of the College and the University. The memorial was a bust sculpted by Bruce Hill and erected in the Divinity School.

Selwyn, William (1806-1875) Church of England clergyman

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