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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.

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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.

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University of Oxford

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