Manuscript volume, late 18th century [1785-1792]: Register, welches das wesent lichste dess Rothen Buchs, und der Brgers-Puncten enthaltet, so wie die wichtigsten Verordnungen in den Policey- und Mandaten Bchern biss 1785 ... (register concerning red books and citizens' issues, relating to government).
Red Books Register (German, late 18th century)
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Scope and Content
The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
The Phillipps Manuscripts at University College London were given to the College by the German government in 1912.
Other Finding Aids
Dorothy K Coveney, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of University College London' (London, 1935); handlist at University College London Special Collections.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Paper manuscript bound in pasteboard and half calf. One hand, written within ruled borders. 20cm.
Conditions Governing Use
Normal copyright restrictions apply.
The manuscript belonged to Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), baronet, an antiquary and bibliophile whose collection included c60,000 manuscripts of various kinds, some relating to the administration of Swiss towns. Various manuscripts were sold after Sir Thomas's death, some to the German government, and were dispersed to several libraries. Formerly Phillipps MS 1253.