Papers of the Royal Commission on the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

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      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 104-9, c. 267
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Scope and Content

Evidence before the Royal Commission, including memoranda concerning reforms at Oxford and Cambridge, memoranda on the needs of individual faculties, societies, etc. at Oxford and Cambridge, and a typescript index of documents.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Royal Commission on the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by the secretary to the Royal Commission in 1922.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).