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Commonwealth & African Collections at the Bodleian Library

Description
The Bodleian holds over 4000 manuscript collections relating to the Commonwealth and Africa including the papers of the Anti-Slavery Society, the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, the Anti-Apartheid Movement, Sir Roy Welensky and many people who served in the Colonial Service or as teachers, doctors, soldiers and engineers in the territories covered. See http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/finding-resources/special/guides/commonwealth_african for further information.
Website
http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/finding-resources/special
Keywords
Commonwealth; India; Colonial history
Access
Bodleian Library reader’s ticket required.
Access for outsiders
Yes, subject to reader’s ticket being obtained.
Facilities
http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/using-this-library
Charges
There may be a fee for issue of reader’s ticket if not a registered member of Oxford University.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Sound
c.100
Video/Film
c.10

Catalogues

Online catalogue
http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/finding-resources/special/catalogues
Card catalogue
Card catalogue to manuscripts with more detailed handlists of particular collections as appropriate.
Digitised catalogue
No

Main Contact

Name
Ms. Lucy McCann
Job title
Archivist
Telephone
01865 277150
Fax
01865 270912
Email
specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Address
Broad Street
Oxford
OX1 3BG

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