University of Cambridge
The Tripos is the formal examinations of the University of Cambridge. It is commonly divided into two parts, which are taken successively. Hector Munro Chadwick (1870-1947) was professor of Anglo-Saxon at Cambridge University, 1912-1945. Queen Elizabeth visited Cambridge University in August 1564. Sir William Cecil, Secretary of State and Chancellor of the University, requested that a book be compiled of verses composed by members of the University in honour of the visit. Most of the colleges contributed verses, but King's College compiled its own volume. The book was presented to the Queen and returned by her to Cecil. A second volume, detailing college founders, benefactors and members, was prepared, but is now lost.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
'The Printers, Stationers & Bookbinders of London from the Year 1500 to the Year 1535', the Sandars Lectures for 1904, 60 folios. The versos are blank throughout.
'Influence of Materials upon Writing', lectures delivered by E.H. Minns as Sandars Reader in Bibliography at Cambridge, November 1925, 81 folios: (fo. 1-58) text, with comparative tables of certain alphabets inserted (fos 7a, 12a, and 21a); (fo. 59-70) photographs. The writing is on the recto only.
Lectures on Greek philosophy delivered by Henry Jackson, Michaelmas term, 1873, 154 folios. The text is on the recto. On the verso are headings and references.
Notes by John Parnther of Peterhouse College on a series of lectures given at Cambridge University. Lectures by N. Saunderson and Robert Smith on hydrostatics, sounds, optics, mechanics, astronomy, the tides, technical chronology, dioptrica and catoptrica.
'Collections of Manuscripts at Cambridge, their History, Sources and Contents', the Sandars Lectures for 1903, 48 folios. A list of slides shown follows the text (fo. 45). The versos are blank throughout.
- Subject: Lectures X
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