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A calendar of the Carte collection of historical papers, received chiefly in 1753-1778. The calendar gives an abstract of every paper in the Carte collection in chronological order.


  • Creation: 1877-1883


8.25 Linear metres (75 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Italian
  • French
  • Welsh
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Carte Calendar 1].

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MSS. Carte Calendar 1-75

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19042


A calendar of the Carte collection of historical papers, written in 1877-1883 by Edward Edwards.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Edwards (1812–1886) was a librarian and writer.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29301-29375.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This was formed at the expense of the Library by Edward Edwards in 1877-1883.

Related Materials

The Carte Papers are MSS. Carte 1-279.


  • See The Bodleian Library in 1882-87, a report from the Librarian (Oxford, 1888), p. 25.
The Carte Calendar
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom