Exhibita files and index, 1540 - 1700
Scope and Contents
The records comprise act and deposition books, exhibita files and probate records.
- 1540 - 1700
Conditions Governing Access
The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
Language of Materials
The normal order of the files seems to have been: 1) bonds 2) cause papers such as articles, libels, interrogatories, responsa, exceptions, taxed costs, bills and bonds, and administrative documents such as decrees, licences, draft letters, memoranda about building work, narratives of college disputes, etc 3) proxies 4) registers of privileges, presentments for flesh-eating and unlicensed brewing.
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