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Collection Level Description: Microfiches of Harvard Law School legal manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Fiche 1-37
Title: Microfiches of Harvard Law School legal manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 37 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Harvard Law School Library Special Collections Department holds material for the study of legal history.

Scope and Content

Microfiches of Harvard Law School legal manuscripts, 1329-1850.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The microfiches were bought by the Library in 1977.

Access Conditions

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

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are located at Harvard Law School.

Further Information

Finding Aids

The original manuscripts are described in J.H. Baker, English Legal Manuscripts (Zug, 1975) vol. 1. A copy of this catalogue, annotated with the Bodleian MSS. Fiche numbers is available in Duke Humphrey's Library. (R. Cat. 18o)

Access Points

Legal documents

Harvard Law School

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