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Consulting material: To consult archives and manuscripts, a full and unrestricted Bodleian reader's card (Group A) is required. You should apply for your card at the Admissions Office.

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Guard-books contain miscellaneous single documents, or small groups of documents, of various types (e.g. letters, notes, memoranda), of various dates (16th-21st cent.), acquired from various sources, and added to a single volume or box (a 'guard-book'), for convenience of storage and preservation.

MS. Don. c. 179

MS. Don. c. 202

MS. Eng. c. 2026

MS. Eng. c. 2720

MS. Eng. c. 2819

MS. Eng. c. 3216

MS. Eng. c. 3336

MS. Eng. c. 3337

MS. Eng. c. 5739

MS. Eng. c. 6037

MS. Eng. c. 6579

MS. Eng. c. 7021

MS. Eng. c. 7065

MS. Eng. c. 7100

MS. Eng. c. 7284

MS. Eng. c. 7903 (Duke Humfrey's Night Guard-book)

MS. Eng. misc. b. 433

MS. Eng. misc. c. 943

MS. Lat. misc. b. 24

MS. Span. b. 5

Last modified: 22 June 2012