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Star Chamber collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 155

Overview

Collection of volumes and loose items pertaining to the Star Chamber, a court that existed in England at the Palace of Westminster from approximately the 15th century through 1641, when it was abolished by the Long Parliament.

Dates

  • 1568 - 1641

Creator

Language of Materials

Predominately English; some Latin and French.

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 document case + 4 volumes)

Physical Location

MS 155

Physical Location

MS C250

Physical Location

MS D152-D154

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Hofmann-Freeman, 1977 (gift of Helen Foresman Spencer).

Title
Guide to the Star Chamber Collection
Subtitle
Star Chamber collection
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1993; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0170648473

Revision Statements

  • 2019-07: Consolidated several EADs into one, mwh

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
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