Lectures by D.G. van der Keessel

Scope and Content

Two sets of contemporary copies, in Latin, of lectures on Hugo Grotius, Inleidinge tot de Hollandsche Rechtsgeleerdheid, by Dr van der Keessel.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dionysius Godefridus van der Keessel was professor of law at Leiden.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library in 1969.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39416-35.


The lectures were published in Afrikaans and Latin from another manuscript by P. van Warmelo, Voorlesinge oor die hedendaagse reg na aanleiding van de Groot se 'Inleiding tot de Hollandse rechtsgeleerdheyd' (Amsterdam, 1961-75).