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Collection Level Description: Microfiches of Legal Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Fiche 48-120
Title: Microfiches of Legal Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 73 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Bodleian Library, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Bodleian Library, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn.

Scope and Content

Microfiches of legal manuscripts held by the Bodleian Library, c.1300-1736, Gray's Inn, 1493-1739, and Lincoln's Inn, 1275-1834, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The microfiches were bought by the Library in 1978.

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 as follows:

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library

The original manuscripts are described in J.H. Baker, English Legal Manuscripts, vol. II (Zug, 1978). A copy of this catalogue annotated with the Bodleian MSS. Fiche numbers is available in Duke Humphrey's Library.

Access Points

Legal documents

Bodleian Library | University of Oxford

Gray's Inn

Lincoln's Inn

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