The Manuscript Collection contains individual manuscripts from various fields and time periods, approx. 1,000 signums ("signum materials) In addition to historical, theological and legal manuscripts, there is a great deal of materials from other fields as well. For example, there are manuscripts in geography, botany, mineralogy and medicine. The collection also contains sub-collections, which have been generated as a result of the activities of researchers and sometimes also contain original materials. Research materials are also included in personal archives.