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Papers about the Radcliffe Library and the Radcliffe Science Library, 1714-1874

MS. D.D. Radcliffe c. 36

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  1. Letters, papers and memoranda about the houses in Cat [now Catte] Street, Oxford, 1714-1727
  2. An Act to enable any corporations within the University of Oxford to sell ground for building a Library, 1720
  3. 'Deed of Appointment of Benj[ami]n Kennicott Library Keeper in the room of Francis Wise', 27 Nov 1767
  4. Report to the Radcliffe Trustees by Benjamin Kennicott, 5 Jun 1770
  5. Letter sent to the Radcliffe Trustees from the University of Oxford with seal. Relating to the Library and the Pomfret Statues, 1808
  6. Legal documents relating to the Agreement between the Trustees and the University. Concerns owership of the Library, 1866
  7. An Act for lighting with gas the University and City of Oxford (printed), 1818
  8. 'Dr. Williams' memorandum of the disposition of the Tables when the Sovereigns dined in the Radcliffe Library'. Includes the names and seating arrangments of all those in attendance, n.d.
  9. Copy of Deed of appointment of John Kidd, Librarian, 1834.
  10. Copy of Deed of appointment of Henry Acland, Librarian, 1851
  11. Report on the Radcliffe Library by H. W. Acland (printed, 3 copies), Nov 1856
  12. Proposals laid before the Radcliffe Trustees by the Radcliffe Librarian, H. W. Acland (printed, 2 copies), Jun 1857
  13. The case for the proposed changes and Counsel's opinion (2 copies), 1857
  14. Memoranda touching the Agreement, 1874


  • 1714-1874


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Language of Materials

  • English


MS. D.D. Radcliffe c. 36

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