MC:F29/3/MS1 Miscellaneous Papers
MC:F29/3/MS1/1 22 July 1889
Handwritten copy of a Latin oration given by Greene in the Hall of Magdalen College. The speech is essentially laudatory pointing out the achievements of members of the college over the past 12 months. Dated a.d. xi Kal Aug. MDCCCLXXXIX (i.e. 22 July 1889).
Three sheets of paper with written results of the Magdalen College Demyship examination for 1910. The sheets are set out as tables and include information such as names, ages, school attended and examination results. (3 items)
Blank envelope containing a sheet of notepaper, upon which is recorded the height of the college cups, and two small printed illustrations of the Magdalen’s coat of arms (4 items: envelope, notepaper and 2 illustrations).
Doodle (unknown creator) of Gibbon and titled ‘The College Memorial of Gibbon. A Tardy Homage’.
MC:F29/3/MS1/5 29 March 1930
Handwritten catalogue titled: ‘Books to go to Magdalen’. These are the books that Greene donated to Magdalen shortly before he died. The catalogue is signed by Greene and dated 29 March 1930. See also MC:F29/3/C1/1(ii), which is a letter by Greene containing a possible reference to this list. (4 pages)
Typewritten essay by Stephen Temple and titled ‘ “Convey” The Wise It Call’. The essay is addressed to Greene (4 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn, W.C.2) and appears to have been corrected by him. At the top left hand corner an inscription in pencil reads ‘ To be returned’. (13 pages)
Handwritten piece comparing the accomplishments of two boxers: Jem Belcher and Jack (Nonpareil) Dempsey. The handwriting is Greene’s and at the bottom of the piece he has written ‘ Pall Mall Magazine, Vol. xxii p. 138 (1900). It is not clear whether Greene wrote the piece or merely copied it from the magazine.
Return here to the introduction to this section of the catalogue.