Hamburg, civic ordinances

Scope and Content

Civic ordinances for the city of Hamburg, Germany, comprising 76 articles, with an index, concerning the regulation of civil life.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hamburg is Germany's largest port and commercial centre and one of the largest and busiest ports in Europe, with this growth beginning in the medieval period.

Access Information

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bound in a Goldsmiths' Library volume lettered 'Der Stadt Hamburgk Berichtsordnung und Statuta' (Hamburg, 1605) (G.L. Cat. 346).

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

9" x 7"

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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