The University Library thereby became the custodian of an important collection now catalogued under the classmark ‘Peterborough Cathedral’ with an unusual history. Henry VIII erected Peterborough Cathedral in 1541 immediately following the dissolution of Peterborough Abbey, with the last abbot as the first bishop and most of the former. The present collection of some 270 manuscript volumes represents over half the working library which was accumulated by the College during the two and a half centuries after its foundation; and it is one of only three such collections in Cambridge – nearly all the other colleges, and the University Library itself, having discarded in the. Department of Manuscripts and University Archives Cambridge University Library West Road Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9DR UK Telephone: 01223 333143 Email: email@example.com. Website: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The Department of Manuscripts and University Archives is home to a wide range of material, from important. Until further notice, the University Library and all Faculty and Departmental Libraries are closed to readers. Please check the FAQs on our website for information on how to access Library services during this time lib.cam.. For all other enquiries concerning our archival and manuscript collections please send a message to our departmental email firstname.lastname@example.org.. Cambridge Library Collection A collection of out-of-copyright and rare books from the Cambridge University Library and other world-class institutions that have been digitally scanned, made available online, and reprinted in paperback.
Cambridge University Library and the Faculty and Departmental Libraries are now closed to the public. Please check our FAQs for information on how to access Library services during this time. Cambridge Libraries. James, M.R. Montague Rhodes, 1862-1936. Lists of manuscripts formerly in Peterborough abbey library. [Oxford] Printed at the Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society, 1926 OCoLC609521146: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M R James. About Cambridge Library Collection - Medieval History Visit This series includes pioneering editions of medieval historical accounts by eye-witnesses and contemporaries, collections of source materials such as charters and letters and works that applied new historiographical methods to the interpretation of the European middle ages. Peterborough Abbey This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collections usually including the covering dates of the collection, the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.
It appears you are trying to access this site using an outdated browser. As a result, parts of the site may not function properly for you. We recommend updating your browser to its most recent version at your earliest convenience. Cambridge University Library has a varied collection of medieval manuscripts ranging from books which were in the original University Library before the invention of printing, to volumes which have been bought by the Library from time to time in London salerooms. Library & research Library collection. We regret that the library is closed to research visits until further notice. Find out more The library we use today was established after the Abbey was founded as a collegiate church in 1560. It has been housed in part of the former monastic dormitory since 1591.
The Book of Kells, the Book of Durrow and the Book of Armagh are among Ireland’s greatest treasures but these iconic manuscripts are only part of the Library's richly diverse holdings. We continue to add to our collections, building on existing strengths and advancing into new areas of scholarship. Vivacity’s 11 libraries allow people who live and work in Peterborough to borrow books and use the internet for free as well as to hire other items such as CDs and DVDs. Vivacity also offers a wide number of e-books and audiobooks online - so many that our digital items could be considered the 4th largest library in the city. Cambridge University Library is pleased to present the first items in its Foundations of Science collection: a selection from the Papers of Sir Isaac Newton. The Library holds the most important and substantial collection of Newton's scientific and mathematical manuscripts and over the next few months we intend to make most of our Newton papers. Lists of Manuscripts Formerly in Peterborough Abbey Library M. R. James 1862-1936 is probably best remembered as a writer of chilling ghost stories, but he was an outstanding scholar of medieval literature and palaeography, who served both as Provost of King's College, Cambridge.
Author of A catalogue of the manuscripts preserved in the library of the University of Cambridge, Non-current serials, A guide to the Taylor-Schechter Genizah collection, A hand-list, A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, British literary manuscripts from Cambridge University Library, Hebrew Bible manuscripts in the Cambridge. The Peterborough Cathedral Library, which is held in the Rare Books Collection at Cambridge, consists of nearly 4,500 volumes and includes some 60 incunabula very early printed books. If you would like to search the Cathedral Library items kept in Cambridge, please visit Cambridge University 'Newton' Catalogue and follow the on-screen. Newspapers include the Cambridge Chronicle 1846-1923, the Cambridge Press 1887-1889, the Cambridge Sentinel 1903-1947, and the Cambridge Tribune 1887-1923, with over 650,000 articles covering major historical events from Cambridge’s incorporation as a city. The Local History Collection is located in the McGilvray Room on the second floor of the library. It is open to the public during regular library hours. If you need assistance, a Reference Librarian is available by appointment. The materials in this collection do not circulate. They are all cataloged and searchable in our catalog. NEW Resource!
About the collection. The manuscripts collection, together with a large collection of about 9,000 printed books donated by George II, is often referred to as the ‘Old Royal library’ to distinguish it from a later royal gift to the Museum of books and manuscripts from George IV known as the King’s collection, and the current royal library at Windsor Palace. Search the history of over 446 billion web pages on the Internet. The Western manuscripts in the library of Emmanuel college. A descriptive catalogue. University of Cambridge Library; James, M. R. Montague Rhodes, 1862-1936. Publication date 1904 Topics Manuscripts -- Great Britain Catalogs.
Originating in a unique collaboration between the world’s oldest publisher and the renowned Cambridge University Library, the Cambridge Library Collection makes important historical works accessible in new ways. The combination of state-of-the-art scanning technology and the Press’s commitment to quality gives today’s readers access to the content of books that until recently would have. James, Montague Rhodes. The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts. Helps for Students of History 17. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1919. [ Subject heading: libraries and repositories historical; provenance; manuscript ownership and collecting ] Jayne, Sears Reynolds. Library Catalogues of the English Renaissance. The Cambridge Digital Library is a project operated by the Cambridge University Library designed to make items from the unique and distinctive collections of Cambridge University Library available online. The project was initially funded by a donation of £1.5 million GBP from Dr. Leonard Polonsky, with the purpose of developing the technical infrastructure and producing an initial batch of.
This is a schedule of many archaeology and history events in the Peterborough area. Only some are organised by FRAG. Click a specific event for more details. FRAG Events Only « All Events. This event has passed. Medieval Library Manuscripts from Peterborough Abbey. 22 January, 2019 @ 7:30 pm. On the making and keeping of books in Westminster abbey, A. D. 1160-1660. [By] J. A. R.--The remains of the monastic library of Westminster abbey. [By] M. R. J.--The manuscripts in the chapter library of Westminster between 1623 and 1694. [By] M. R. J.--The manuscripts now in the chapter library.
Montague Rhodes James OM FBA 1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936, who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge 1905–18, and of Eton College 1918–36. Though James's work as a medievalist is still highly regarded, he is best remembered for his ghost stories, which are regarded as among the best in the genre. OverDrive is a collection of over 51,000 ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos you can borrow from your library using your CPL card. Check out up to 10 titles. Check out up to 10 titles. TumbleBookLibrary offers more than 1100 e-books, audiobooks and videos for kids including animated talking books, read-along chapter books, graphic novels.
Oct 26, 2006 · The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland: Volume 2, 1640-1850 [Mandelbrote, Giles, Manley, K. A.] on. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland: Volume 2, 1640-1850. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Manuscripts in the library of Pembroke College, Cambridge and the Fitzwilliam Museum in SearchWorks catalog.
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