Collection Level Description: Christ Church Buttery, Kitchen and Gate Papers
Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. a. 10/1-29, a. 11/1-14, a. 12/1-4, a. 14, b. 44-5, b. 72/1-3, c. 133/1-10, c. 134/1-2, c. 135/1-16, c. 136/1-15,
c. 137/1-2, c. 138/1, c. 139/1-3, c. 140/1-2, c. 141/1, c. 155-6, d. 62/1-3, d. 84/1-4, d. 84/6-30, d. 85/1-30, e. 89/1-8,
Title: Christ Church Buttery, Kitchen and Gate Papers
Dates of Creation: 1878-1907
Extent: 186 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
Christ Church, Oxford.
Scope and Content
Chirst Church Buttery, Kitchen and Gate papers, including:
- Buttery books, 1889-1905
- Kitchen books, 1888-96
- Gate bill and parcel accounts, 1890-1902
- The Parcels account, 1892-1907
- The Porter's book, 1893-1907
- Lists of tradesmen or tradesmen's messengers allowed to pass the gates, 1891-1903
- Lists showing who dined at the High Table, the menu, and the price of each dish, 1887-93
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were presented to the Library by the Steward of Christ Church in 1903 and 1909.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the
Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol.
VI, nos. 33217-314, 34492-579.
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