Red Books Register (German, late 18th century)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 103 MS PHILL 35
  • Dates of Creation
      Late 18th century [1785-1792]
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume containing 224 leaves

Scope and Content

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).

Access Information


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition Information

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.

Custodial History

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.

Related Material

Cf University College London Special Collections, MS PHILL 28, 33.