The manuscripts described here date from the 16th century to the present day. They are widely varied, but a large proportion of them are collections of personal papers, many of them belonging to former members of the College. These papers document the lives and work of people active in a range of fields, including science, literature, philosophy, politics, economics, and bibliography.
Further information about the collections and this catalogue may be found on the following pages:
For information about the Library’s medieval manuscripts and printed books and the College archive see Wren Library Collections.
For information about arranging to consult our collections see Information for Readers.
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