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Collection Level Description: 'Bodleian Series of Miscellaneous Facsimiles'

Reference: MSS. Facs. b. 63-78
Title: 'Bodleian Series of Miscellaneous Facsimiles'
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 16 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: University of Oxford, Bodleian Library

Language of Material: Latin, English, Ancient Greek, and French

Administrative/Biographical History

The collection reached its final form of arrangement by subject in 1921, but includes material accumulated or worked on, both earlier and later, by E.W.B. Nicholson, F. Madan, H.H.E. Craster and E. Lobel.

Scope and Content

The facsimiles are from various sources: clippings from printed books, prospectuses and sale-catalogues, as well as original reproductions from manuscripts in the Bodleian, Oxford College Libraries, and in other institutional or private libraries. The collection includes facsimiles of Latin, English, Greek and French manuscripts.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

See Administrative/Biographical History.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Reproduction Restrictions

Copies may be made only with the permission of the owners of the originals.

Existence/Location of Originals

See Scope and Content.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Manuscripts, English

Manuscripts, French

Manuscripts, Greek

Manuscripts, Latin

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