This data will soon be incorporated into Discovery, the only place to access descriptions of records held by The National Archives and thousands of archives around the UK.
Visit the beta site now to see how this will work - we are still testing and developing it, so expect to see some changes on subsequent visits. Find out more about how and why we're making this change.
Open : Term and Easter vacation: M-F 9-7, Sa 9-1; Summer and Christmas vacation: M-F 9-5
Closed : Bank holidays, Christmas/New Year
Letter of introduction required
Book in advance
Readers ticket required
A fee may be payable
Bodleian reader's ticket required: see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/services/admissions
Copying and scanning services are available
The following guides to the collections are available: Louis B. Frewer, Manuscript collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library, Oxford (1968), Louis B. Frewer, Manuscript collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library, Oxford. Supplement' (1971) Louis B. Frewer Manuscript collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford (1970)
Wendy Byrne, Manuscript collections (Africana and non-Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford. Supplementary and accessions to the end of 1977 and cumulative index' (1978) Clare Brown, Manuscript collections in Rhodes House Library, Oxford. Accessions 1978-1994 (1996)