– 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.

monthly report March 2015

A few numbers about what was happening at St Cross during March:

  • Number of enquiries (email etc): 158
  • Number of researchers in person: 10
  • Number of person-days in the reading room: 17
  • Collections consulted: Bryson, Morier Family, David Urquhart, Sweet-Escott, RBD Morier, Jowett, Rawnsley, Hope-Simpson papers, medieval mss (2)
  • No of non-research visitors: ca 90 (study day, school group, Unlocking Archives, individuals)
  • blog posts: 2
  • interesting events: theology study day supported by a display of eastern and western devotional mss; ‘introduction to manuscripts’ session for visiting school group from Canada, Unlocking Archives talk; first pass of Greene-Reid collection catalogue completed (754 item descriptions, 30,000 words)

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