Additions to Poems on Several Occasions Canterbury: printed by J. Abree, 1740. The early nineteenth century owner of the book (which has been catalogued as a rare book (C2584), apparently had access to the papers of Mrs. Dixon's niece, Mrs. Eliza Bunce. It seems Mrs. Bunce saw this volume through the press and kept the original manuscripts; from these the owner copied a number of unpublished poems, and added some which were printed in the newspaper at later dates, and lines which were found in a copy of the book in the British Museum. Two leaves are bound in the book and do not form part of the page count above.
A letter dated, 27 May 1936, to Elizabeth Hudson. In addition to the letter, there are three newspaper clippings from the 1930s.
The item consists of a signed photograph mounted on cardboard: b&w; 14 × 9.7 cm. The photograph is of Bourinot at the age of two years and seven months. The photographer is: Toplay, 132 Sparks St., Ottawa.
Bourinot, Arthur Stanley
A 94 page manuscript of "Josie" by Maureen Duffy. The play was broadcast on television in 1961.
An item of personal correspondence from Francis Richard Charles Grant to Sir Thomas Wemyss Reid.
Grant, Francis Richard Charles.
Contains a letter written to Robert Hill, a school master. This letter is sewn to page xliii of James Plumptre's A Popular Commentary on the Bible (1827). In the letter More asks Hill to make use of the book himself as she is not sure how suitable it may be for use in school.
Here Now and Gone / by John Horton MacIntyre. -- [19-] . -- Ts. of poem, 1 p.
Tae Bonnets O'Blue / by John Horton MacIntyre. -- [19-]. -- Ts. of poem, 1 p.
MacIntyre, John Horton
The fonds contains a typescript of The Outrageous Apostle: A Play Based on a Novel, Hadrian The Seventh, by Fr. Rolfe (Baron Corvo).
A letter written to Ernest Jones, 10 April 1941, by Oliver Baldwin. The recipient of the letter, Ernest Jones (1879-1958) was a physician, psychoanalyst, and author.
Baldwin, Oliver Ridsdale
The recipient of the letter, Oscar Wilde, wit and dramatist (1854-1900) was a contemporary of Rodd's at Oxford. In 1881 Rodd published a book of verse, Songs in the South. Wilde had this book republished in the United States in 1882, when he was visiting there, by J.M. Stoddart & Co., of Philadelphia. The title was changed to Rose Leaf and Apple Leaf and Wilde wrote an introduction, "L'Envoi". The letter makes no reference to the book but was written to Wilde in the United States.