British Manuscripts Project

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The British Manuscripts Project: a checklist of the microfilms prepared in England and Wales for the American Council of Learned Societies, 1941-1945 / compiled by Lester K. Born, coordinator of microreproduction projects. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1955. xvii, 179 p. ; 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references.

This catalog project lists the contents of 2,652 reels of microfilm containing reproductions of manuscripts and some rare printed materials found in the libraries in England and Wales. The period covered is from medieval times to the 18th Century. Complete sets of the films are held by the University of Michigan Library and by the Library of Congress. 

University of Michigan reel numbers are indicated in this online version. An asterisk (*) in the entry indicates non-Roman text that has not been transcribed.

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