Manuscript volume containing statistics of Swiss towns, 1645.
Swiss Towns Statistics
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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 vellum, with the remains of green silk ties. Several hands. 21cm.
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 1191 and Engel MS.