Where to consult Special Collections

The tables below show the appropriate reading room for consultation of special collections together with their associated reference and microform resources.


1. Western Manuscripts

A. Shelfmarked collections

Shelfmark

CURRENT reading room for consultation

Conservative Party Archives

Duke Humfrey

Dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. BAAS

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Bland Burges

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Blish

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Dep. Bridges

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Chandler

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. CMJ

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Collingwood

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Hughenden

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Lovelace-Byron

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Monckton

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Monckton Trustees

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dep. Monk Bretton

BLSCRR (RSL)

Gough Maps

BLSCRR (RSL)

Humanities Theses

Duke Humfrey

Library Records (a-b sizes)

BLSCRR (RSL)

Library Records (c size)

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Library Records (d-g sizes)

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. … (Rolls)

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Abinger

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Acland 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Add.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Addison Dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Allen

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Arch. Selden

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ashmole

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Asquith

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Attlee dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Aubrey

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Auct.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Autogr.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ballard

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Bankes

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Barlow

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Barocci

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Basque

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Beckford

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Benson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Berlin

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Blakeway

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Bodl.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Bonham Carter

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Boreal. 

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Bowyer

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Bradley

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Brasenose College

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Breton

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Bryce [on microfilm only]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Buchanan

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Bywater

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Cadoux

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Canon.

BLCSRR (RSL)

MSS. Carte

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Cary

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Casaubon

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Castle

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Charters

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Cherry

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Clar.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Clar. Dep. 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Clarendon Press

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Cornish

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Coulson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Crampton [on microfilm]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Crawford

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Cromwell

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Curtis [on microfilm]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Curzon

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Barker

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Barrett

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Batt

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Bertie

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Brocas

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Buxton

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Christ Church

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Dashwood

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Dawkins

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Dew

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Ewelme

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Fitt.

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Harcourt

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Hautonville Cope

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Loveday

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Mallam

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Queens

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Radcliffe [Trust]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Risley

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D.D. Sale

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Shrewsbury

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Stevens

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Tyrwhitt-Drake

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Weld

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. D.D. Wykeham-Musgrave

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Darlington

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Dawson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Dep. Mavrogordato

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Digby

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Dobell

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Dodsworth

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Don.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. D'Orville

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Douce

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Drawings

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Dugdale

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Duke Humfrey

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Dutch

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. e Mus.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. E.D. Clarke

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. bibl. 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. hist.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. lang.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. lett.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. lit.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. misc.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. poet.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Eng. th.

BLSCRR (RSL) 

MSS. Facs.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Fairfax

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Fell

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Finch

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Firth

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Fisher

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Fisher adds.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. French

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. German

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Gilbert Murray [on microfilm]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Gore-Booth

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Gough

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Gr.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Grabe

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Gwynne dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. H.J. Murray

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hamilton

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hammond

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hanson

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Harcourt dep. 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Harcout dep. adds. 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hatton

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hearne’s diaries

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hertford College

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Holkham

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Holmes

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hung.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Iceland.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ir.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ital.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. James

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Jesus College

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Johnson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Jones

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Junius

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Langbaine

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Lat.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Laud

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Lincoln College

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Lister

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Liturg. 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. LMH

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Locke

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Locke print-outs

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Lyell

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Macmillan Dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Malone

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Manx

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Maps

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Marconi

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Marshall

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Mendham

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Mex.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Milner Dep. [on microfilm]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Minn

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Montagu

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Morell

Duke Humfrey

MSS. Myres

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Nalson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Nathan

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. North

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Num.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Oxford Barbers

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Pattison

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Percy

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Perrott

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Phillipps-Munby

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Phillipps-Robinson [on microfilm]

Duke Humfrey

MSS. Photogr.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Piggott

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Polish

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Pollard

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Polyglot

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Portug.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Primrose League

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Pym

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Radcliffe Trust

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Rawl.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Rigaud

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Roe

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Rubbings

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Rubbings (Rolls)

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Rumbold dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Russ.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Rylands

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Sancroft

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Savile

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Sayce

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Scand.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Selborne 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Selden

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Selden Supra

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Shelley 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Shelley adds.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Shelley Deeds

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Sherfield

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Sidgwick and Jackson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Simon

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Smith

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Span.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. SPSL

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. St. Amand

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. St. Edmund Hall

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Stein

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Talbot

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tanner

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tercentenary

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tolkien

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tolkien Drawings

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Top.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Toynbee [Paget]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Trinity College

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Twyne and Twyne Langbaine

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. University College

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Viner

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Violet Milner

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Walker

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Walpole

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Welsh 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Wharton

BLSCRR (RSL)*

MSS. Wilberforce

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Wilkinson Dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. William Clark

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Willis

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Wilson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Wood

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Woolton

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Zimmern

BLSCRR (RSL)

Papyri

BLSCRR (RSL)

B. Other collections available to readers

Collection name

CURRENT reading room for consultation

Abraham papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Aldiss papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Arnold Toynbee papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Barfield papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Benjamin papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Biggs-Davison papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Bill Butler papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Brampton papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Brand papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Browne papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Bunsen papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

C.V. Butler papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Callaghan papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Cam papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Caudwell papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Charles Williams papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Chatwin papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Chavasse papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Christopher papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Church papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Craven Estate papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Cripps papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Crisp papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Cuming papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Daryush papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

De Bunsen papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

De Freitas papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

De La Mare papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Deneke papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Denman papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dodds papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Dougall papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Druce papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Dunston papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

E.P. Thompson papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

E.W. Gilbert papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Edgeworth papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Emden papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Ensor papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Evans papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

F.W. Thomas papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Fairbank papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Farrer papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Finzi papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Fitter papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Fitzgerald papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

G.N. Clark papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Gatliff papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Gilliatt papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Gilpin papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Gladden papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Golding papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Gorell papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Gregory papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Griffiths papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

H.M. Powell papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Haldane papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Harvey papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Hawkes papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Headlam papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Hedley Bull papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Hemming papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Hindle papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Hirst papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Hodgkin additional papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Hodgson papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Holland papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Hulton papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Hunt papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Inverchapel papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Jacobsthal papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Jarvis papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Jenkins papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Jerome papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Jones/Hazlitt papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Kendrew papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Kennington papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Ker papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Kettlewell papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Lawn manuscripts

BLSCRR (RSL)

Le Carre papers

BLSCRR (RSL)* 

Levi papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Lightfoot papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

M. Gilbert papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Macneice papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Masefield papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Midland and Oxford Circuit papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Moberley papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Nagy papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Newbolt papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

OAHS papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

OICCU papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Opie papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Oppenheimer papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

OU Musical Club & Union papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Pantin papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Parkes papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Peierls additional papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Peters/Donne papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Pitter papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Primrose League additional papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Prior papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Pszczolowski-Ostrowski papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Pym/Walton papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Quick papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Reckitt papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Reeves papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Rennell of Rodd papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Ripon Hall papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Rogers papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Roniger papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Ruddy papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Russell papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Ryder papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Schuster papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Sir J.A. Murray papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Southwood papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Spokes papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Stallworthy papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Steen papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Sutherland papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Syme papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Thewlis papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Twemlow papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Unbegaun papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

W.H. Ingrams papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Waismann papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Westminster Archives

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Whye papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Wiggin papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Wind papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Winterton papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

Wright papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

York papers

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Ziman papers

BLSCRR (RSL)

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2. Oriental Collections

Shelfmark/collection name

CURRENT reading room for consultation

Backhouse

BLSCRR (RSL)

Backhouse Dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

Bibl. Ind. III

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Christ Church Thai

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Corean

BLSCRR (RSL)

Elliott Printed

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Iranian oral history tapes (open)

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Iranian oral history transcripts (open)

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Kennicott Printed

BLSCRR (RSL)

Khedive

BLSCRR (RSL)*

Magd. Coll. Chin.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Aeth.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Afr. Misc.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Amer.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Arab.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Arch. Seld.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Arm.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Asiat. Misc.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Backhouse

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Backhouse Dep.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Bodley Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Bruce

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Burm.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Can. Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Caps. Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Chandra

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Chin.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Copt.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Dawkins

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Dep. Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Digby Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Douce Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Drower

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. E.D. Clarke Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Egypt

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Elliott

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Facs. Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Fraser

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Fraser Sansk.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Georg.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Greaves

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. H.J. Murray Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hatton Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Heb.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hindi

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hodgson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Huntington

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Huntington donat.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Hyde

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ind. Inst. [Arab.-Urdu]

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ind. Inst. Misc.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ind. Misc.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Jav.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Kashmere

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Kennicott

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Laud Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Lister Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Malay

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Marsh

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Marshall Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Max Muller

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Mich.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Mich. Adds

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Mill

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Opp.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Opp. Adds

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Or. Aris

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Or. Dubs 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Or. Margoliouth 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Or. Richardson 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Or. Tefvik 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Or. Thomasson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Or. Polyglot

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ouseley

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Ouseley Adds.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Pali

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Pers.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Pococke

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Prakrit

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Radcliffe Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Rawl. Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Reggio

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. S. Clarke

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Sale

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Samar.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Sansk.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Selden Supra

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Sinhal.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Stein Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Syr.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tam.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tanner (Or.)

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tel.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Thurston

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Tibet

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Turk.

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Walker

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Wardrop

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Whinfield 

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Wilson

BLSCRR (RSL)

MSS. Zend.

BLSCRR (RSL)

Opp.

BLSCRR (RSL)

Sinica

BLSCRR (RSL)

St. John's Coll. Chin.

BLSCRR (RSL)

Tibetan Blockbooks

BLSCRR (RSL)

Vet. Or.

BLSCRR (RSL)

Wardrop

BLSCRR (RSL)

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3. Rare Books

Shelfmark

CURRENT reading room for consultation

A.S.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Antiq.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Arch. Jur.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Arch. Antiq.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Arch. Nat. Hist.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Arch. Num.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Arch. Sigma  BLSCRR (RSL)
Arch. Seld.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Auct.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Broxbourne  BLSCRR (RSL)
Broxbourne adds.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Buchanan  BLSCRR (RSL)
Bywater  BLSCRR (RSL)
Cons. Res.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Crynes  BLSCRR (RSL)
Denyer  BLSCRR (RSL)
Dep.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Douce 1-314  BLSCRR (RSL)
Holkham  BLSCRR (RSL)
Inc.  BLSCRR (RSL)

Jur.

BLSCRR (RSL)
Lawn BLSCRR (RSL)
Linc.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Lister  BLSCRR (RSL)
Locke BLSCRR (RSL)
Malone (Mal.1-Mal.1061 only) BLSCRR (RSL)
Marlborough Vicars  BLSCRR (RSL)
Marshall  BLSCRR (RSL)
Med. 4o  BLSCRR (RSL)
Med. 8o  BLSCRR (RSL)
Med. fols.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Mortara  BLSCRR (RSL)
Res.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Rigaud  BLSCRR (RSL)
Ross  BLSCRR (RSL)
Savile  BLSCRR (RSL)
S. Seld.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Art. Seld.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Jur. Seld.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Med. Seld.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Th. Seld.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Tanner  BLSCRR (RSL)
Double letter Th. (e.g. AA 5 Th.)  BLSCRR (RSL)
Toynbee  BLSCRR (RSL)
Tractt. Luth.  BLSCRR (RSL)
Vet. 1-3 BLSCRR (RSL)
Wood BLSCRR (RSL)
 

All other Rare Books shelfmarks

 

Bodleian reading rooms as permitted by SOLO. See further guidance on restricted books

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4. Map Collections

Shelfmark

CURRENT reading room for consultation

MAP RES 1 - MAP RES 139

BLSCRR (RSL)

Allen 1 – Allen 416 BLSCRR (RSL)

Allen LRO 6 – Allen LRO 716

BLSCRR (RSL)
(MS) A1 – (MS) K [most] BLSCRR (RSL)
(MS) C2:7 (23); (MS) D1 (185) [1-13]; (MS) K1 (110)-(111) BLSCRR (RSL)
All other map collections 

Duke Humfrey

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5. Music Collections

Shelfmark

CURRENT reading room for consultation

MS. Harding

BLSCRR (RSL)

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn BLSCRR (RSL)
MS. Mus. BLSCRR (RSL)
MS. Mus. Sch. BLSCRR (RSL)
MS. Mus. Sch. Ex.. BLSCRR (RSL)
MS. North Music  BLSCRR (RSL)
MS. Tenbury BLSCRR (RSL)
Deneke BLSCRR (RSL)
Ella BLSCRR (RSL)
Horsley (incl. MS. Horsley) BLSCRR (RSL)
Marillier  BLSCRR (RSL)
Rosenthal Mus. BLSCRR (RSL)
Sterndale Bennett  BLSCRR (RSL)
 

Westrup/Allen

BLSCRR (RSL)
All other music collections 

Duke Humfrey

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6. Open-access resources located at the Special Collections reading room in RSL

Shelfmark Description Current Reading Room for Consultation
X. 10 Ephemeral printing

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11  Literature resources  BLSCRR (RSL) 
X. 12 Modern History and Politics resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 13 General reference

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Cat. Catalogues of Bodleian special collections  BLSCRR (RSL) 
X. Cat. Ref. Catalogues of collections elsewhere

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. A. Arabic resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Arm Armenian resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. G. Georgian resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. H. Hebrew resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. P. Persian resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Sa. Sanskrit resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Sy. Syriac resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. T. Turkish resources

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Z. Oriental general reference

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Cat. Oriental mansucript catalogues

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Dict. Oriental dictionaries

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. fol. Outsize catalogues of manuscripts

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Pat. Patrologia Orientalis

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Per. Oriental periodicals

BLSCRR (RSL)

Z. Ref. Oriental general reference

BLSCRR (RSL)

R. 5 Bindings, book collectors, emblems, medieval bibliography, medieval libraries, essays and festschriften BLSCRR (RSL)
R. 6. 31-500 Bodleian manuscript collections, Oxford museum and college collections, local history and genealogy, heraldry, peerage BLSCRR (RSL)
R. 9  History of Art and Architecture, Iconography  BLSCRR (RSL) 
R. 12 Bible, liturgy, saints, religious houses, clergy BLSCRR (RSL)
R. Manuals Guides to electronic resources for medievalists BLSCRR (RSL)
R. Ref. Dictionaries and other reference works (principally medieval), biography, Bodleian history, Bodleian exhibition catalogues, Bodleian manuscript catalogues BLSCRR (RSL)
R. Cat. Ref. 1-49 Guides to catalogues BLSCRR (RSL)
R. Cat. Exh.  Exhibition catalogues  BLSCRR (RSL)

R.Bibl. 1-100/25 and 801-823

Printed bibliography BLSCRR (RSL) 
R. Pal. Script, illumination, history of the book, facsimiles BLSCRR (RSL)
R. Cat. Catalogues of manuscripts elsewhere BLSCRR (RSL)
  Post-Summary catalogue Music MSS. (duplicate copy) BLSCRR (RSL)
  Music School MSS revised descriptions (duplicate copy) BLSCRR (RSL)
  Tenbury MSS catalogue (duplicate copy) BLSCRR (RSL)
  The 3-vol. published catalogue of the Mendelssohn collection (duplicate copy) BLSCRR (RSL)

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7. Microform resources located at the Special Collections reading room in RSL

Shelf Mark Description Current Reading Room for Consultation
X. Films 1 Gilbert Murray surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 2 Sandars surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 3 Crampton surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 5 Stein surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 6 Curtis surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 7 Vivienne Eliot surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 8 Bryce surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 9 Milner surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 10 Asquith surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 11 Goodhart surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 12 Collingwood surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 13 Edgeworth surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 13a Edgeworth surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 14 19th cent Literary MSS

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. Films 15 Margot Asquith surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 10. 22a Trade cards in BM BLSCRR (RSL) 
X. 10. 22b  Trade cards in BM BLSCRR (RSL) 
X. 11.100 Backhouse surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11.100 Bridges surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11.100 Colefax surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11.100 Eliot surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11.100 Field surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11.100 Lawrence surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11.100 Lewis surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

X. 11.100 Thompson surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

Film Or. Oriental MSS surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

R. Films 101 Bodleian MSS surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

R. Films 102 Bodleian MSS surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

R. Films 1  Bodleian benefactors' registers  BLSCRR (RSL) 
R. Films 7 Abinger/Shelley surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

R. Films 9 Abinger/Shelley surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

R. Films 99 Dee surrogates

BLSCRR (RSL)

- Bodleian charters fiches

BLSCRR (RSL)

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8. Open-access resources located in Bodleian reading rooms

Shelf Mark Description Current Reading Room for Consultation
X. 1 Library guides and catalogues of rare books

Duke Humfrey

X. 2 Book-trade history

Duke Humfrey

X. 3 Book-collecting and book sales

Duke Humfrey

X. 4 Printing history

Duke Humfrey

X. 5 Printers and publishers

Duke Humfrey

X. 6 Children's books

Duke Humfrey

X. 7 Book illustration

Duke Humfrey

X. 8 Theatre history

Duke Humfrey

X. 9 History of photography

Duke Humfrey

R. 1 Historical sources Duke Humfrey
R. 2 Historical sources Duke Humfrey
R. 3 Historical Manuscripts Commission reports Duke Humfrey
R. 6. 1-30 Bodleian MSS catalogues (second copies) Duke Humfrey
R. 8 OU lists and calendars Duke Humfrey
R. 13 Archives Duke Humfrey
R. Cat. Ref. 51-67 Guides to topographical publications Duke Humfrey
R. Bibl. 106/1-462/3 Printed bibliography Duke Humfrey
R. Top. Topographical and local history guides and record publications Duke Humfrey
- All Music open-access reference materials Duke Humfrey
- All Maps open-access reference materials Duke Humfrey

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9. Microform resources located in Bodleian reading rooms

Shelf Mark Description Current Reading Room for Consultation
X. 7.34a English Cartoons etc. in BM

Duke Humfrey

X. 7.34b English Cartoons etc. in BM

Duke Humfrey

X. 9.47s Arch. K c. 4

Duke Humfrey

X. Films 4 Phillipps-Robinson surrogates

Duke Humfrey

X. Films 60-67 Conservative Party Archives surrogates Duke Humfrey 
X. Films 70-84  Labour Party Archives  Duke Humfrey 

X. Films 90-91 

Liberal Party Archives  Duke Humfrey
X. Films 101-151 Cabinet Office papers

Duke Humfrey

- Opie Collection fiches Duke Humfrey
R. Films 3 Bywater's Elenchus Duke Humfrey
R. Films 5 Polain/Pellechet [Incunables in France] Duke Humfrey
R. Films 21 British Library MSS poetry 1st line index Duke Humfrey
R. Films 100 OUA inventories and wills Duke Humfrey
R. Films 950 Episcopal registers Duke Humfrey
R. Films 951 Canterbury Duke Humfrey
R. Films 952 Norwich Duke Humfrey
- Probate calendars (fiches) Duke Humfrey

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Architect's impression of Weston Library reading room
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