MC:P414/MS2-MS7 Miscellaneous Material on Warren and his family
MC:P414/MS2 ESSAYS AND POETRY BY OTHERS
Pamphlet titled ‘An Essay on Translated Verse’ by the Earl of Roscommon. 26 page pamphlet, published in London and printed for Jacob Tonson at the Judges Head on Chancery Lane. It is unclear how this pamphlet came into Warren’s possession.
MC:P414/MS2/2 Oct 1885
Poem titled ‘Leaving Graythwaite by Windermere’ by Herbert Warren. Single page manuscript, in Warren’s hand, with some corrections.
MC:P414/MS2/3 22 Dec 1893
Pamphlet titled ‘Idyll’ by Arthur Christopher Benson. 8 page pamphlet. Contains the poem ‘Walking by the Mail’ by Arthur Christopher Benson.
Pamphlet titled ‘Thomas Gray’ by Arthur Christopher Benson. 10 page pamphlet. Printed at Eton by R. Ingalton Drake.
MC:P414/MS2/5 Mar 1902
Pamphlet titled ‘Ode to Japan’ by Arthur Christopher Benson. 7 page pamphlet, privately printed at The Chiswick Press, London. Copy 37 of 50. The ‘Ode to Japan’ originally appeared in ‘Macmillan’s Magazine’ for April 1902. Benson has written a message for Warren on the front cover.
MC:P414/MS2/6 13 Nov 1903
Poem titled ‘Seaton’ by Robert Bridges. Single page manuscript in Bridges’ hand.
Pamphlet titled ‘The Work of Cecil Rhodes: A Sonnet Sequence’ by Theodore Watts-Dunton. 40 page pamphlet, published in London by Henry Frowde. There is a note to Warren by Theodore Watts-Dunton on the front cover.
MC:P414/MS2/8 Oct 1909
Pamphlet titled ‘Ten Poems’ by Richard Lovelace. 16 page pamphlet, reprinted for the Lovelace Club, Worcester College, Oxford.
MC:P414/MS2/9 3 Feb 1911
Typescript of ‘Some Reflections on Drama – And Shakespeare’ by Arthur Bourchier (1863–1927; actor and theatre manager). 18 page typescript of a lecture delivered at the invitation of the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University [then Herbert Warren] in the Examination Schools.
Verse drama titled ‘Galahad’ by unknown author [?]. 58 page typescript, with author’s corrections. It is dedicated to Geoffrey Cash (E. 1913) who was killed in action in France in August 1916.
MC:P414/MS2/11 1 Feb 1918
Pamphlet titled ‘Gray’s Notes on Churchill’. 19 page pamphlet with an introduction by Edmund Gosse. The pamphlet details the notes that Thomas Gray made on the works of Charles Churchill. Gosse has written a note to Warren on the cover. Reproduced from ‘Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature’ Vol. XXXVI.
MC:P414/MS2/12 c. 1919
Pamphlet titled ‘The First Draft of Swinburne’s “Anactoria”’ by Edmund Gosse. 7 page pamphlet, one of ten copies printed privately. Gosse has written a note to Warren on the front cover.
Book titled ‘La Bataille de Foch’ by Raymond Recouly. Published by Hachette. In French.
MC:P414/MS2/14 27 July 1925
Pamphlet tield ‘”Credo”; Lord Milner’s Faith’. 7 page pamphlet, reprinted from the Times of 27 July 1925. The pamphlet outlines Lord Milner’s vision for the future of British imperialism.
Pamphlet titled ‘George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston 1859–1925’. A 23 page pamphlet written by D.G. Hogarth (D. 1881–5; F. 1886–1927), published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press.
Printed copy of ‘Poetry for Pleasure’ by Adam Fox (F. 1929–42). 23 page pamphlet of a lecture delivered at Oxford University on 2 Nov 1938 by Adam Fox, the Professor of Poetry. Printed at the Clarendon Press. Given to Lady Warren by Adam Fox.
MC:P414/MS2/17 Not dated
Poem titled ‘Meine Gottin’, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. 5 page manuscript in an unknown hand.
MC:P414/MS3 PRINTS AND ENGRAVINGS FROM THE WARREN FAMILY ARCHIVE
MC:P414/MS3/1 Not dated
Reproduction of an engraving of Prince Arthur, eldest son of Henry VII. The image is 115×140 mm in size.
MC:P414/MS3/2 Not dated
Reproduction of a print of Prince Arthur, eldest son of Henry VII. The image is 95x 180 mm in size.
MC:P414/MS3/3 Not dated
Reproduction of an engraving of Magdalen College School, Wainfleet. Drawn by I. Hodgson in 1786 and engraved by B. Pouncey. The image is 210x160mm in size.
MC:P414/MS3/4 Not dated
Reproduction of a portrait of Henry Irving as Philip of Spain. The image is 100x210mm in size.
MC:P414/MS4 VICE-CHANCELLORSHIP PAPERS
MC:P414/MS4/1 26 Jun 1907
The Encaenia order of events for Wednesday Jun 26 1907.
MC:P414/MS5 MATERIAL CONCERNING ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON
MC:P414/MS5/1 12 Oct 1892
A ticket for the funeral of Lord Tennyson at Westminster Abbey.
Printed copy of ‘Tennyson’s Life and Poetry: and Mistakes Concerning Tennyson’ by Eugene Parsons. 32 page monograph by Eugene Parsons, sent to Warren by the author. Printed at Chicago.
MC:P414/MS5/3 1 Nov 1901
Printed copy of ‘Tennyson’ by Oliver Elton. 25 page copy of a lecture written by Oliver Elton, given at the Arts Theatre of University College, Liverpool, 1 November 1901. Printed at the University Press of Liverpool.
8 pages from the sales catalogue of Walter T. Spencer, bookseller, including Tennysoniana such as Tennyson’s pipe.
MC:P414/MS5/5 Jul 1909
A catalogue for the Tennyson Centenary Exhibition at the Fine Art Society, signed by Herbert Warren.
MC:P414/MS5/6 6 Aug 1909
Printed copy of ‘The Centenary of Tennyson 1809–1909’ by Herbert Warren. 32 page pamphlet of a lecture written and delivered by Herbert Warren, with manuscript annotations. Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1909.
MC:P414/MS5/7 2 Jun 1911
Printed copy of ‘Oxford and Poetry in 1911’ by Herbert Warren. 35 page pamphlet of the inaugural lecture delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre on 2 June 1911 by Herbert Warren. Printed at the Clarendon Press.
Typescript of ‘Tennyson in 1925’ by Herbert Warren. 21 page typescript of an essay written by Herbert Warren. It contains some manuscript annotations.
MC:P414/MS5/9 Not dated
Typescript of ‘Tennyson from Youth to Age’ by Herbert Warren. 5 page typescript of an extension lecture written by Herbert Warren. It contains some manuscript annotation in his hand.
MC:P414/MS5/10 Not dated
Typescript of ‘Tennyson and the Victorian Age’ by Herbert Warren. 16 page typescript of a lecture written by Herbert Warren. It contains some manuscript annotations.
MC:P414/MS5/11 Not dated
Typescript of ‘Tennyson – Reminiscence and Homage’ by Elizabeth Rachel Chapman. 61 page typescript.
MC:P414/MS5/12 Not dated
A sample from a new edition of ‘The Poetical Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson’ published by Thomas Y. Crowell, New York.
MC:P414/MS5/13 Not dated
An unaddressed Christmas card from Professor Knight of Keswick, featuring Tennyon’s poem ‘Crossing the Bar’ on the front.
MC:P414/MS5/14 Not dated
A notice detailing the placement of a statue of Tennyson in the antechapel of Westminster Abbey.
MC:P414/MS5/15 Not dated
A small envelope titled ‘Cuttings’. The envelope contains 2 newspaper cuttings relating to the movements of Lord Tennyson. Included with the envelope is a scrap of notes made by Warren about Tennyson.
MC:P414/MS5/16 (a+b) Not dated
2 unused postcards showing Tennyson’s Memorial at Freshwater.
MC:P414/MS5/17 Not dated
11 pages, in Warren’s hand, about the works of Tennyson.
MC:P414/MS6 NOTES BY OTHER PEOPLE
Notes found in the Warren Papers which were presumably given to him.
MC:P414/MS6/1 25 Jun 1849
Recipe for a chalk mixture by Sir Benjamin Brodie.
MC:P414/MS6/2 10 Jan 1854
Press cutting from the Oxford Herald of a letter about Magdalen College School. The letter explains the plans of Magdalen College School to build a chapel adjoining the school building.
MC:P414/MS6/3 Not Dated (before 1884?)
Transcription of ‘A booke of the orders and decrees for maister president of Magdalen College in Oxford by Thomas Cooper Bishop of Winchester, A.D. 1585’. 26 page manuscript, in Latin. A note on the first page explains that this transcription was made by Mark Pattison (1813–84; Rector of Lincoln College 1861–84) from MS 5497 in the Royal Library, Paris.
MC:P414/MS7 BRODIE/WARREN FAMILY PAPERS
MC:P414/MS7/1 3 Apr 1850
Marriage certificate of Algernon William Warren and Cecil Thomas. Algernon William Warren and Cecil Thomas were Herbert Warren’s parents. They married at Portland Chapel in a Wesleyan Methodist ceremony.
MC:P414/MS7/2 6 Feb 1851
Birth certificate of Cecilia Anne Warren. Cecilia Anne Warren was Herbert Warren’s sister.
Poems and letters written by the Warren family. A 26–page typescript of poems and letters written by Herbert Warren and his siblings.
MC:P414/MS7/4 21 Jul 1852
Copy of birth certificate of Algernon Kingsley Warren. Algernon Kingsley was Herbert Warren’s brother.
Volume of letters and songs titled ‘Carols’. 20 page bound volume of Christmas carols and poems celebrating Warren family events. Most poems are dated.
‘Cissy’s Carol.’ Two typescript Christmas poems – one by Cecilia Warren and one by Herbert Warren.
MC:P414/MS7/7 26 Mar 1859
Birth certificate of Anna Letitia Warren. Anna Letitia Warren was Herbert Warren’s sister.
Works about the young childhood of Herbert Warren and his siblings. 28 page manuscript of stories and poems about the early lives of Herbert Warren and his siblings.
MC:P414/MS7/9 4 Jun 1860
Birth certificate of Edith Burdett Warren. Edith Burdett Warren was Herbert Warren’s sister.
MC:P414/MS7/10 Feb 1892
‘Some Recollections of my Early Girlhood’ by Sarah James Brynteg. 4 page typescript describing the early life of Herbert Warren’s Aunt Sarah.
MC:P414/MS7/11 Not dated
Essay titled ‘1858’ by Herbert Warren. Warren describes his Welsh heritage and early memories of Wales. 7 page typescript with author’s corrections.
MC:P414/MS7/12 Not dated
Autobiographical notes by Herbert Warren 1869–72. Warren’s notes about his time at Clifton College and coming up to Balliol. 5 manuscript pages.
MC:P414/MS7/13 Not dated
Autobiographical notes by Herbert Warren 1871–7. Warren’s notes about the tutors and mentors who shaped his character and early Oxford career. Also includes specific notes about a formative trip to Rome. 21 manuscript pages.
MC:P414/MS7/14 Not dated
Autobiographical notes by Herbert Warren 1876–7. Warren discusses his time immediately after graduating and his thoughts about turning to a medical career. 3 manuscript pages.
MC:P414/MS7/15 Not dated
Notes titled ‘1877’, by Herbert Warren. 2 page manuscript, in Warren’s hand. Warren discusses his impressions of Magdalen in 1877, focusing in particular on then President Dr. Frederick Bulley.
MC:P414/MS7/16 Not dated
Essay titled ‘1886 – Rome’ by Herbert Warren. Warren discusses his first trip to Rome. 9 page typescript with author’s corrections.
MC:P414/MS7/17 Not dated
Autobiographical notes by Herbert Warren. A 12 page manuscript describing Warren’s life up to around 1900.
MC:P414/MS7/18 Not dated
Essay titled ‘1907’ by Herbert Warren. 9 page typescript by Herbert Warren. The essay discusses his time as Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. There are several annotations by the author, and one page has a section cut out. The pages are numbered 1 to 8, then 38, suggesting that 30 pages are missing.
MC:P414/MS7/19 Not dated
Autobiographical notes by Herbert Warren 1911–14. Warren recalls the events of his Silver Wedding day, the Prince of Wales coming up to Magdalen and the lead up to World War I. 15 manuscript pages.
MC:P414/MS7/20 Not dated
‘The Framework of my Life’ by Herbert Warren. Warren discusses his heritage and early life. 7 page manuscript.
MC:P414/MS7/21 Not dated
‘Recollections’ by Herbert Warren. Warren recalls the stories of his grandfather. 12 typescript pages.
MC:P414/MS7/22 Not dated
Duty stamp belonging to Christopher James. A duty stamp for 3 pence affixed to a piece of notepaper. A caption beneath it says that is belonged to Herbert Warren’s grandfather, Christopher James. The duty stamp came from Melissa Griffiths.
MC:P414/MS7/23 Not dated
Pencil on paper drawing of Christopher James’s House by Melissa Griffiths. Drawing titled ‘My Grandfather’s Old House’ by Melissa Griffiths.
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