Conservation: Bursar’s Day Books

Conservators at the Oxford Conservation Consortium work to save Lincoln’s heritage.

Bursar's Day Book 1725 before treatment Page from Bursar's Day Book 1722 after treatmentAmongst the College’s administrative records in the Archive lie a series Bursar’s Day Books dating from 1673 to 1881. Being the College’s business manager, an annual appointment for Bursar was made from amongst the Fellowship until the 20th century. The day-to-day financial activities of the College were recorded in the Day Books, on which the Bursar would draw when it was time to prepare the annual accounts. Continue reading “Conservation: Bursar’s Day Books”