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LSBU Harvard Referencing: Manuscript (collection)

Best Practice tips

To refer to a whole collection of manuscripts, use the name of the collection.

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • Location of collection in archive or repository
  • Year/s
  • Name of collection
  • Catalogue/reference number



Location of collection in archive or repository (Year/s) Name of collection. Catalogue/reference number.


University Archives, London South Bank University (c.1970-1980s) DS – David Singmaster. Reference number: DS.

In-text citation: (University Archives, c.1970-1980s)




LSBU Harvard Referencing Quick Guide