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University of Oxford Payments for Chancellor's Letters


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'Payments for Chancellor's Letters', i.e. for letters dispensing with some of the onerous requirements of the Laudian Statutes in the case of applicants for the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and occasionally other degrees, at Oxford.


  • Creation: 1825-1855


0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. d. 78/1].

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MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 78/1-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13509


University of Oxford Payments for Chancellor's Letters

Biographical / Historical

University of Oxford, established c. 1096.

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. VI, nos. 33852-33856.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was presented to the Library by the Registrar of the University of Oxford on Oct. 29, 1907, except MS. Top. Oxon d. 78/5 which was similarly presented on Jan. 15, 1908, but is dealt with here for convenience.


University of Oxford Payments for Chancellor's Letters
Collection level description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom