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Texas Tech Shares Its Magna Carta on 800th Anniversary

Lacey Nobles

June 15, 2015

The document is part of The Remnant Trust housed at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library.

On June 15, 1215, the Magna Carta was signed in England. Texas Tech University has two printings of the famous document. One is a 1576 printing that is part of The Remnant Trust.

(Note: The Magna Carta is also known as The Magna Charta.)

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Remnant Trust

The Remnant Trust is now open to the public.

The collection includes both printed and handwritten works and encompasses genres such as politics, economics, mathematics, science, history, philosophy and religion. Other notable works include one of three known copies of the third Dunlap printing of Declaration of Independence from 1776 and a first edition King James Bible from 1611. Read more>>