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Architectural plans relating to the conservation and restoration of the Old Bodleian Library, Duke Humfrey's Library, and Proscholium, 1959-1960, n.d.

MS. 12735/4
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Comprises 17 architectural plans and some sketches:

  1. Drawing number 899/1, 'Elevation of Proscholium Plinth. North Face', 20 May 1959
  2. Drawing number 899/2, 'Proscholium Plinth Moulds', 23 May 1959
  3. Drawing number 899/5, 'Cast Lead. R.W. Heads', n.d.
  4. Drawing number 899/7, 'Bending Schedule for Proscholium Gutter Beam', n.d.
  5. Drawing number 899/8, 'Plan and Elevation of Parapet Wall', n.d.
  6. Drawing number 899/9, 'Parapet Wall. North End of Proscholium', n.d.
  7. Drawing number 899/10, 'Section Through Buttress. Kneeler at String no. 6', n.d.
  8. Drawing number 899/12, 'Pipes and Fixing to Proscholium', n.d.
  9. Drawing number 899/15, 'Plans and Elevations of Pinnacles 1 and 2', n.d.
  10. Drawing number 899/29, 'Divinity School, Oxford. South Elevation', 3 Jun 1960
  11. [Copy of] Drawing number 899/30, 'Bodleian School Court. Scheme I. Divinity School, Oxford. Office copy as sent to Dr. Myres', 3 Jun 1960
  12. Drawing number 899/60, 'Draught Doors in Arts End', n.d.
  13. Drawing number 899/68, 'The Bodleian Library. [Duke Humfrey's Library], n.d.
  14. Drawing number F.S. 310, 'Plinth number 1A', 29 Oct 1959
  15. [Unnumbered drawing], 'Bodleian Library, Oxford. Details of Concealed Window at Arts End', n.d.
  16. [Unnumbered drawing], 'Divinity School. Proscholium. North and West Elevation', n.d.
  17. [Unnumbered drawing], 'Divinity School, Oxford. A Reconstruction as Originally Designed: the Extent of Richard Winchcombe's Work Shown Unshaded', n.d.
  18. 2 large sketches of the probable appearance of Duke Humfrey's Library as it would have been in 1488, [one marked 'Superseded', n.d.
  19. "Figure 4. Probable Appearance of the Interior of Duke Humphrey's [sic] Library in 1488" and tracing of same, n.d.
  20. Tracing of sketch of Pilgrim Trust plaque, n.d.


  • Creation: 1959-1960, n.d.


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12735/4

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom