Kenyon, Frederic George, Sir, GBE, Director British Museum

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creatorOf DANTE: Dante Alighieri. La Divina Commedia. Facsimile del Codice Landiano [Piacenza, Bibl. Comunale]...pubblicato... nel VI centenario dalla morte del poeta, con prefazione ed introduzione di A. Balsamo e G. Bertoni. The MS., written in 1336, contain... British Library
creatorOf STRACHEY PAPERS (20TH CENTURY SERIES). Vol. XVIII (ff. 218). 1. ff. 1-3. Augustus John, painter; 1913. 2. ff. 4-37. Dorelia John; 1913?-1931. 3. f. 38. Edwin John; 1916. 4. f. 39. Poppet John; 1931. 5. f. 41. Robin John; 1914. 6. ff. 43-45. Romilly a..., 1902-1962 British Library
creatorOf ILLUMINATED MSS.: Greek and Latin Illuminated Manuscripts, XXIII Centuries, in Danish Collections [chiefly at Copenhagen]. 64 plates in collotype (two in gold and colours). Ed., with introduction and descriptions in English, by [Carl] M. [C.] Mackepr... British Library
creatorOf Letter from Sir Frederick Kenyon to T. J. Wise, 19 Dec. 1917includes:ff. 43-44 Sir Frederic George Kenyon, GBE; Director, British Museum: Thomas James Wise, book collector: Letter to Thomas James Wise from Sir Frederic George Kenyon: 1917. British Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. IV. Artistic, dramatic and scientific autogaphs, etc.; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Sir Christopher Wren, Sir Godfrey Kneller, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Wright of Derby, William Blake, David Cox, Si..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS, viz.:-A. Certificate of election as Tribuno Superiore in the Legione Calabro-Meridionale of the Falange Sacra issued to citizen Eugenio Panizza; May, 1865. Ital. Signed, and partly written, by Giuseppe Mazzini, the..., 1616-1936 British Library
creatorOf EDWARD THE CONFESSOR: La Estoire de Seint Aedward le Rei . . .reproduced from the unique MS. (Cambr. Univ. Libr. Ee. 3. 59) together with some pages of the manuscript of the Life of St. Alban at Trinity Coll., Dublin (see Facs. 257): MSS. of the 13th... British Library
creatorOf DANTE: Il Codice Trivulziano 1080 della Divina Commedia, riprodotto in eliocromia sotto gli auspici della ... Società Dantesca Italiana nel sesto centenario della morte del poeta. Coloured facsimile of a MS. of 107 folios, at Milan (Bibl. Trivulziana... British Library
creatorOf LORD MACMILLAN PAPERS. Vol. IV (ff. 182). Contents: 1. ff. 1-151. Correspondence and papers; July 1945-1946, n.d. 2. ff. 152-182. Minutes; 1944-1946. Typewritten copies.includes:ff. 1-112 passim Edith Margaret Clay, Secretary of the British School ..., 1944-1946 British Library
creatorOf SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR MANUSCRIPTS. Vol. I. Finale '4' (Allegro Alla Marcia) of the Symphony in A minor, op. 8; 1896. Autograph. Full score. According to an inscription by Frederick Kenyon on the title-page the manuscript was torn across by the comp..., 1896 British Library
creatorOf IDRIS BELL PAPERS. Vol. XXVIII (ff. 196). 1. ff. 1-59. Papers rel. to the 2nd Papyrological Congress at Leiden; 1931. 2. ff. 60-196. Papers rel. to the 5th Papyrological Congress at Oxford, 1937; 1935-1937.includes:ff. 1, 44, 47, 53, 86 Marcel Homb..., 1931-1937 British Library
referencedIn Vol. V (ff. 511). Hadow-Kuentz.includes:f. 1 William Henry Hadow, writer on music: Letter to W. E. Crum: 1927.: Typewritten. Signed.f. 2 Wadie Hanna, of the Coptic Museum, Cairo: Letter to W. E. Crum: 1928.ff. 4-1 1 Bernard Haussoullier: Letter... British Library
creatorOf Letters (2) from Sir Frederick Kenyon to T. J. Wise, 22 Dec. 1916-21 March 1929includes:ff. 40-42 Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet: Sir Frederic George Kenyon, GBE; Director, British Museum: Thomas James Wise, book collector: Letters to Thomas Jame... British Library
creatorOf 1. Letter from Sir Frederick Kenyon to T. J. Wise, thanking him for the gift of a copy of his A Bibliography of The Writings in Prose and Verse of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1918; 13 October 1918. [Ashley Library Catalogue, i, p. 109]. 2. Letter fro..., 1918 British Library
creatorOf Minute book of the New Palaeographical Society; 1902-1934. With copies of the printed annual reports of the Society; 1902-1916, 1921-1924 and 1929-1930. Also included are letters from George Warner to Frederic Kenyon, 9 May 1930, and from the Westm..., 1902-1934 British Library
referencedIn LECTURES on Greek writing, B.C. 300-A.D. 900, delivered by Frederic Georgge Kenyon, M.A., DLitt., Assistant Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum, as Sandars Reader in Bibliography in the University of Cambridge, 1901. Typewritten copy, deposited in ..., 1901 British Library
creatorOf IDRIS BELL PAPERS. Vol. XXII (ff. 199). H. Jenner -G. E. Kirk.includes:f. 1 Henry Jenner, of Hayle, county Cornwall: Letter to H. I. Bell: 1928.ff. 2-71 P. Jernstedt, of Leningrad: Letters, with a photograph, to H. I. Bell: 1926-1937: Mostly Ger... British Library
creatorOf FLEMISH MINIATURES: La Miniature flamande au temps de la Cour de Bourgogne (1415-1530). By Comte Paul Durrieu. 153 reproductions, in collotype, on 103 plates. 1921.Art. Illuminations and Drawings FLEMISH: P. Durrieu, La Miniature flamande au temps de... British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper, except where otherwise stated; ff. 189. British Library arrangement. A. Two share certificates from the Moscow Merchants' Bank, each for 5,000 roubles, issued in 1873 and 1913 respectively, with related docume..., 1400-1983 British Library
creatorOf Vol. VII (ff. 258). 1916-1928.includes:ff. 1, 19, 31, 154-155v, 161-162v, 178, 180, 183-188v, 193, 204-206v, 213, 218, 227-231 Gordon Bottomley, author: Correspondence with C. de S. Ricketts from Gordon Bottomley: 1914-1928: Partly draft.ff. 3, 7, ..., 1916-1928 British Library
creatorOf SELECTED COLLECTIONS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR FREDERIC GEORGE KENYON (d. 1952), G.B.E., Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum; 1794-1940, 1794-1940 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIV (ff. 299). 1924-1940, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3 Thomas Robbins, Lloyds agent in Berlin: Letter, etc., to Lord D'Abernon: 1924.: Signed.ff. 4-6 Hans Luther, German Chancellor: Letter, etc., to, from Lord D'Abernon: 1925.: Typewritten.ff. 8-11..., 1924-1940 British Library
creatorOf Vol. IV A, ff. iii+48 British Library
creatorOf Vol. IV B, ff. ii+53 British Library
creatorOf LORD MACMILLAN PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 220). Correspondence and papers; 1943-June 1945.includes:f. 2 William Bell Dinsmoor, of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Letter to Sir J. Forsdyke: 1943: Typewritten copy.f. 6 Sir Winston Leonard Spen... British Library
creatorOf Vol. CXVIII. 1910-1911.Charles de Sousy Ricketts, alias 'Jean Paul Raymond'; RA: Augusta Gabrielle Eden Enthoven, OBE: Letters to Augusta Gabrielle Eden Enthoven from Charles de Sousy Ricketts: 1910.Sibyl Colefax, née Halsey; wife of Sir A Colefax, K..., 1910-1911 British Library
creatorOf IDRIS BELL PAPERS. Vol. XXIII (ff. 212). Alfred Dillwyn Knox -Sir John Linton Myres.includes:ff. 1-17 Alfred Dillwyn Knox, classical scholar: Letters to H. I. Bell: 1922-1929.f. 18 Wilfred Lawrence Knox: Letter to H. I. Bell: 1938: Typewritten. ... British Library
creatorOf HUGHES-HUGHES FAMILY ALBUM: compiled by Augustus Hughes-Hughes (b.1857, d.1942), Assistant Keeper, Department of Manuscripts, British Museum; 1831-1942. A scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper cuttings, concert programmes, correspondence, schoo..., 1831-1942 British Library
creatorOf HISTORY OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM by Sir Edward Maunde Thompson, Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum 1888-1909; 19th-20th cent. Autograph draft, (ff. 5-157) partially revised. Followed (ff. 158-327) by autograph notes, letters to Maund..., 19th century-20th century British Library
creatorOf TRANSCRIPTS OF LETTERS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING; 1828-1861, 1828-1861 British Library
creatorOf BIBLES OF CHARLES THE BALD : Peintures et initiales (1) de la première Bible de Charles le Chauve. Reproduction des 90 miniatures du MS. lat. 1 de la Bibl. Nat. [beg. of 9th cent.];-(2) de la seconde Bible...81 miniatures du MS. lat. 2 [mid 9th cent.... British Library
creatorOf IDRIS BELL PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. i+209). 1. ff. 1-78. Letters to his father, Charles Christopher Bell, and to H. I. Bell as an undergraduate; 1885-1903. 2. ff. 79-126. Correspondence rel. to German refugees; 1938-1939. 3. ff. 127-148. Letters from Norm..., 1885-1947 British Library
creatorOf CODEX SINAITICUS PAPERS: letters and papers relating to the acquisition of the Codex Sinaiticus (Add. 43725) by the British Museum in 1933, and to the raising in 1934-1937 by public subscription of over half the purchase price, together with a volume..., 1933-1937 British Library
creatorOf KENYON PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 105). Letters to Kenyon from: 1. ff. 1-50. Caspar René Gregory and others relating to the numeration of Biblical manuscripts of the Greek New Testament; 1908. 2. ff. 51-105. Campbell Bonner and others relating to the Ches..., 1908-1940 British Library
creatorOf KENYON PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. i+1). Letter of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Miss Mary Russell Mitford; 20 Aug. 1847. Printed in Kenyon's The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1897, i, pp. 339-42. Note by Kenyon on f. i that it was given to him 'by... British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. 1917-1929, n.d.includes:f. 1 Henry Jenner, of the British Museum: Letter to J. P. Gilson: 1917.ff. 2, 147-150 Falconer Madan, Bodley's Librarian: Letters, etc., to J. P. Gilson: 1916-1925.ff. 3, 21, 29, 135, 139,185, 187 Charles Georg..., 1917-1929 British Library
referencedIn Old Testament, Part I., Genesis Ruth. Ed. F. G. Kenyon. 1915 (British Museum Publication.)Sir Frederic George Kenyon, GBE; Director, British Museum: Facsimile of Codex Alexandrinus (Genesis-Ruth) edited by: 1915.Bible GREEK: Codex Alexandrinus (Brit.... British Library
creatorOf MANSBRIDGE PAPERS. Vol. LXV. Correspondence with publishers and librarians; 1919-1952. Arranged in separate chronological sequences.Alfred John Hoppé, Director, J M Dent & Sons: Letters to A. Mansbridge from Alfred John Hoppé: 1945-1946: Signed.Hugh ..., 1919-1952 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIV (ff. 248). (1) Correspondence relating to national galleries; 1907-1931. ff. 1-134. (2) Correspondence with Sir Charles John Holmes, K.C.V.O., Director of the National Gallery; 1919-1927. ff. 135-248. Partly typewritten.includes:f. 1 Walli..., 1907-1931 British Library
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE, ETC., OF LT.-COL. WILLIAM EDWARD MOSS relating mainly to 'A Miniature', a poem originally published as the work of Robert Browning, but apparently an imitation by Mrs Hannah Watts-Jones (1845-1939), a number of letters from whom are i... British Library
creatorOf LORD MACMILLAN PAPERS. Vol. II A (ff. 249). Correspondence and papers; 1934-1946, n.d.Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851: Papers rel. to: 1935-1946, n.d.Sir Evelyn Campbell Shaw, KCVO: Correspondence with Lord Macmillan, etc.,: 1935-1946, n...., 1934-1946 British Library
creatorOf PICTURE-BOOK OF GENESIS : Illustrations of the Book of Genesis, being a complete reproduction in facsimile of the manuscript British Museum, Egerton 1894. 40 pages in collotype (2 in colours), giving 150 pictures, 57 of which are accompanied by a Fre... British Library
creatorOf SMITH-DORRIEN PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 14). 'Brief personal story of events from 21st August, 1914, to 30th August, 1914', by Smith-Dorrien 'To be read in conjunction with his statement'; circa 1919-1923. Typewritten, with autograph additions. Followed (..., approximately 1919-1923 British Library
creatorOf Deed rel. to Crook Strickland Ketel, in Burneside, and Kendal al. Kirktby-in-Kendal, co. Westm., 1469. Presented by Sir Frederic G. Kenyon, G.B.E. British Library
creatorOf Vol. LXVII (ff. 214). 1917-1931, n.d.Dora de Houghton Carrington, painter and companion of Lytton Strachey: Giles Lytton Strachey, writer: Letters to Dora Carrington from Giles Lytton Strachey: 1920-1928.Ralph Partridge, called Reginald Sherring: Gil..., 1917-1931 British Library
creatorOf THE HAIG MEMORANDUM Memorandum of operations on the Western Front during the command of Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig; 1916-1918. One of six typewritten copies (see ff. viii, x). Preceded (ff. i-ix) by correspondence, etc., relating to it..., 1916-1918 British Library
creatorOf Original letters: supplementary volume.ff. 265.1. ff. 1-15. Correspondence of William Watts (secretary of the Philharmonic Society 1815-47); 1816-26, n.d. Included are letters from J. H. Griesbach, Henry Smart and Thomas Lindsay Willman. With a lette..., 1816-1976 British Library
creatorOf THE TREATISE OF WALTER DE MILEMETE De Nobilitatibus, Sapientiis, et Prudentiis Regum reproduced in facsimile from the unique MS. [no. 92] at Christ Church, Oxford, with . . . . pages from the companion MS. of the treatise De Secretis Secretorum Arist... British Library
creatorOf EARLY GERMAN POETRY: Die Bruchstücke der grossen Bilderhandschrift von Wolframs Willehalm. Twenty facsimiles in coloured collotype of ten damaged leaves, now at Munich (Staatsbibl., Cod. germ. 193, III) and Nuremberg (Germ. Museum, Handschr. 1104, 11... British Library
creatorOf Letter from Sir Frederic Kenyon to T. J. Wise, on being asked to succeed Wise as President of the Bibliographical Society; 12 Feb. 1924. [Ashley Library Catalogue, i, p. 107].includes:ff. 46, 46b Sir Frederic George Kenyon, GBE; Director, British M... British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS: Paper and vellum; ff. 47+31*. British Library arrangement. A. Letter from Robert Spencer Dyer Lyons, physician, M.P. for Dublin, to Lord Edmond George Petty-Fitzmaurice, Under-Secretary of State for foreign affairs, ..., 1200-1945 British Library
creatorOf IDRIS BELL PAPERS. Vol. XII (ff. 238). Letters from: – 1. ff. 1-38. Fritz Pringsheim; 1938-1947. 2. ff. 39-122. Nathan Julius Reich; 1911-1943. 3. ff. 123-148. George Chatterton Richards; 1910-1946. 4. ff. 149-238. Colin Henderson Roberts; 1932-[1940..., 1910-1947 British Library
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Kendal, Westmorland
Crook, Westmorland
Ireland, Europe
Zsambok, Hungary
Cherbourg, France
Ryde, Isle of Man
Smyrna, Turkey
Denmark, Europe
Port Royal, Jamaica
Uckfield, Sussex
Sunninghill, Berkshire
Hersham, Surrey
Templecombe, Somerset
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Italy, Europe
Stamford Hill, Middlesex
Estoril, Portugal
Burneside, Westmorland


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