display from the college archives

display from the college archives

Balliol College Archives & Manuscripts

A small display in Balliol’s Historic Collections Centre at St Cross Church, Holywell, for the Friends of Reading Abbey, 8 July 2015

Copy of DSCN0076

DSCN0071

scan of seal dorse presented with reading copy of deed and transcript adapted slightly from Salter

DSCN0068

display case with original deed and supporting facsimiles and transcript

DSCN0070

original deed was flattened long ago – conservators probably wouldn’t do this now, but it does make it easier to display

DSCN0069

with much-magnified scan print of seal face – beautiful and in pretty good shape

D6-21r

recto of document, face of seal

D6-21-001

detailed scan of seal face

D6-21v

verso of document, with endorsements, and seal

D6-21ra

black and white contrast-tweaked crop of the document for easier reading of the text

Copy of DSCN0073Transcription:

Oxford, Balliol College Archives D6.21 Gifts by the abbot of Reading towards the building of the chapel of St Katherine.         

1 January 1327/8. [Salter Oxford Deeds of Balliol College 584, adapted…

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