Bodleian Library logo

Collection Level Description: University of Oxford Payments for Chancellor's Letters

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 78/1-5
Title: University of Oxford Payments for Chancellor's Letters
Dates of Creation: 1825-55
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Scope and Content

'Payments for Chancellor's Letters', i.e. for letters dispensing with some of the onerous requirements of the Laudian Statutes in the case of applicants for the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and occasionally other degrees, at Oxford.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was presented to the Library by the Registrar of the University of Oxford in 1907 and 1908.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

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. 33852-6.

Access Points

Universities and colleges

University of Oxford


Contact Information
Search Online Catalogues

Consulting material: To consult archives and manuscripts, a full and unrestricted Bodleian reader's card (Group A) is required. You should apply for your card at the Admissions Office.

Pre-ordering: Before your visit you may order up to ten items by emailing specialcollections.bookings@bodleian.ox.ac.uk. Please be advised that some collection material is held offsite; we advise pre-ordering at least two working days before your visit to ensure material is available on your arrival.

Transformation from XML to HTML by Lawrence Mielniczuk
09 June 2011