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What is included?

  • Archives and manuscript material created between circa 1500 and the 21st century. The material described is predominantly in manuscript form, but also includes photographic material, audiovisual items, and born-digital content.

What isn't included?

New additions

For a list of recent additions to the online catalogues, see our new additions page.

What am I searching?

  • Full descriptions of all items catalogued after 2001
  • Collection-level descriptions of most collections described in our published printed catalogues
  • Full descriptions of some collections catalogued before 2001 are being added as they are digitised

This catalogue does not yet provide a comprehensive search of all holdings, but we are working towards this goal.

Need help?

Take a look at our help page for details of how to consult the materials described in Bodleian Archives & Manuscripts, and for links to further information about how to use our services.