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Collection Level Description: Microfilms of Holkham Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Film 478-93, 589-94, 609-10, 625-6, 634-8, 648, 662-85, 697, 754-6, 760, 783-4, 843-4, 870-3, 928-30, 957-60, 1058, 1090, 1092-4, 1176, 1372-5, 1451-6, 1500, 1535, 1544, 1559, 1578-84
Title: Microfilms of Holkham Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 20th century
Extent: 103 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Holkham Hall houses the Library of the Earl of Leicester.

Scope and Content

Microfilm copies of the manuscripts in the Library of the Earl of Leicester at Holkham Hall.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The microfilms were acquired at various dates.

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 Holkham Hall.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

For description of contents see S. de Ricci, Handlist of MSS. in the Library of the Earl of Leicester at Holkham Hall (1932), (Supplement to the Bibliographical Society's Transactions no. 7).

Access Points

Manuscripts | Great Britain

Coke | family | Earls of Leicester

Holkham Hall | Library

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