Guide to the Berkshire Record Office by Berkshire Record Office.

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Published by Berkshire County Council in Reading .

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  • Archives -- England -- Berkshire.

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StatementPrepared for the County Records Committeeby Felix Hull, county archivist. With a foreword by H. J. Thomas.
ContributionsHull, Felix., Berkshire, Eng. County Council. Records Committee.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 117 p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20074352M
LC Control Number62044316

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