TheBodleian  LawLibrary,   1
An early mention: Domesday book, 1086                       Oxeneford / juxta                       Oxeneford / juxta     ...
3
Alberico Gentili, Regius Professor of Civil Law                                                  4
The first Vinerian Chair of English Law, William Blackstone                                                              5
An original copy of Viner’s abridgment                                         6
The modern degree phase 1 – 1850’s• School of Law and Modern History subjects  – real property,  – Blackstone’s laws of th...
The modern degree, phase 2 – 1876• Bachelor in Jurisprudence  –   contract law  –   real property law  –   constitutional ...
First University Library, 1320 – the Old Library in St Mary’s, the                        University church               ...
Duke Humfrey’s Library                         10
Site of the Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Square from the north,from Ralph Agas’s map of Oxford, 1578Gough Maps Oxon. 2  ...
Sir Thomas Bodley,by an unknownlate-sixteenth-centuryartistCollection: BodleianLibrary, Poole 71                         12
Arts End andSelden End                                            The Schools Quad               The Divinity school   Duk...
The Bodleian Library                                Radcliffe CameraExeter College                                        ...
Inside the Codrington Library, All Souls College                                                   15
Earlier locations of the Law collection                       The Exam Schools on High Street                             ...
Oxford - the Law Library and the Bodleian Library 2010                                                         17
18
The Bodleian Law Library, Main Reading Room, 1964 & 2012                                                           19
Freshfields IT Room              The EU reading room     The Graduate Reading Room     and our Secondary collection….     ...
The Code of FederalRegulationsThe United States CodeAnnotated – (all thesuperseded volumes…..)                         21
Rare books are housed in conservation   boxes – for example, this vol. of Statutes from Henry III to Henry VIII,          ...
Charles Viner’ssignature and some of  his own annotations                         23
The old Bodleian ground floor stack collection was replaced by gleaming  rolling stacks and the Official Papers collection...
A link with the College of William and Mary                                 Print of the Bodleian Plate,                  ...
The Main Reading Room,BLL                      The interior of the University of                         Chicago Law Libra...
The future will be virtual andphysical for the Bodleian Law    Library                   27
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  1. 1. TheBodleian LawLibrary, 1
  2. 2. An early mention: Domesday book, 1086 Oxeneford / juxta Oxeneford / juxta murum / Oxineford: Kings land (royal borough), also various landholders and burgesses holding 243 dwellings. 2
  3. 3. 3
  4. 4. Alberico Gentili, Regius Professor of Civil Law 4
  5. 5. The first Vinerian Chair of English Law, William Blackstone 5
  6. 6. An original copy of Viner’s abridgment 6
  7. 7. The modern degree phase 1 – 1850’s• School of Law and Modern History subjects – real property, – Blackstone’s laws of the right of persons and personal property, and – Justinian’s institutes• The honours degree included – jurisprudence – the laws of England. 7
  8. 8. The modern degree, phase 2 – 1876• Bachelor in Jurisprudence – contract law – real property law – constitutional law – Jurisprudence – history of English law – Roman law – international law.The advanced degree was the BCL - a fullexamination of 8 written papers and a viva. 8
  9. 9. First University Library, 1320 – the Old Library in St Mary’s, the University church 9
  10. 10. Duke Humfrey’s Library 10
  11. 11. Site of the Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Square from the north,from Ralph Agas’s map of Oxford, 1578Gough Maps Oxon. 2 11
  12. 12. Sir Thomas Bodley,by an unknownlate-sixteenth-centuryartistCollection: BodleianLibrary, Poole 71 12
  13. 13. Arts End andSelden End The Schools Quad The Divinity school Duke Humfrey’sandConvocationHouse The Bodleian Library and Schools Quadrangle from the south, from David Loggan, Oxonia Illustrata, 1675 13 JJ Folder 2
  14. 14. The Bodleian Library Radcliffe CameraExeter College All Souls College & the Codrington LibraryBrasenose college St Mary’s Church 14
  15. 15. Inside the Codrington Library, All Souls College 15
  16. 16. Earlier locations of the Law collection The Exam Schools on High Street The Lower Reading Room, Old LibraryThe Radcliffe Camera 16
  17. 17. Oxford - the Law Library and the Bodleian Library 2010 17
  18. 18. 18
  19. 19. The Bodleian Law Library, Main Reading Room, 1964 & 2012 19
  20. 20. Freshfields IT Room The EU reading room The Graduate Reading Room and our Secondary collection…. 20
  21. 21. The Code of FederalRegulationsThe United States CodeAnnotated – (all thesuperseded volumes…..) 21
  22. 22. Rare books are housed in conservation boxes – for example, this vol. of Statutes from Henry III to Henry VIII, published in 1543, 22
  23. 23. Charles Viner’ssignature and some of his own annotations 23
  24. 24. The old Bodleian ground floor stack collection was replaced by gleaming rolling stacks and the Official Papers collection found a new home. 24
  25. 25. A link with the College of William and Mary Print of the Bodleian Plate, depicting the colonial architecture of Williamsburg, Virginia. The plate, discovered in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, was critical to the reconstruction of Williamsburg in the early- mid 20th century. 25
  26. 26. The Main Reading Room,BLL The interior of the University of Chicago Law Library 26
  27. 27. The future will be virtual andphysical for the Bodleian Law Library 27
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