The manuscript includes:
(i) Typescript, undated, of an address to Professor Herbert Grierson (folio 1);
(ii) Address to Professor George Saintsbury with other related material, 1922-1923 (folio 17);
(iii) Class lists, 1895-1915, undated, for rhetoric and English literature (folio 50);
(iv) Material, 1920-1945, undated, concerning examinations in Italian (folio 102);
(v) Miscellaneous bills and accounts, 1905-1956, undated, of John Purves (folio 218).