– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

Unlocking Archives – Michaelmas Term schedule

Forthcoming talks in the Unlocking Archives series:

1) Wednesday 23 October 1pm
Prof Ceri Davies
on Balliol MS 260, a manuscript copy of Sir John Prise’s Historiae Brytannicae Defensio (first published 1573)

2) Friday 1 November 1pm
Dr Ian Mertling-Blake
on the archaeology of the Book of Kells, of which Balliol has recently been given a full facsimile

3) Friday 22 November 1pm
Dr Lynda Dennison
on her research for an index of images in later-medieval English MSS in Oxford college collections

Further details TBA

All welcome! Feel free to bring your  lunch. The talks will last  about half an hour, to allow time for  questions and discussion  afterwards and a closer look at some of the  Balliol MSS discussed.

These three talks will complete our Unlocking Archives series of 8 for 2013 – more to come in the new year!

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