A calendar of the Carte Papers, compiled by Edward Edwards, in seventy-five volumes. It is arranged in one long chronological series, for convenience of reference. See The Bodleian Library in 1882-87, a report from the Librarian (Oxford, 1888), p. 25.
Calendar of the Carte Papers
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Administrative / Biographical History
Edward Edwards (1812-1886) was a librarian and biographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
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).
The calendar was formed at the expense of the Bodleian Library by Edwards, 1877-83.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29301-75.