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King's College, Cambridge

 Organization

Biography

The Library of King's College, Cambridge, was established at the founding of the college in 1441. Its holdings today include rare books and treatises. Henry Bradshaw (1831-1886) was born in London on 2 February 1831. He attended Eton, before entering King's College, Cambridge, in 1850 (B.A, 1854; M.A., 1857), where he was a fellow, 1853-1856, and dean, 1857-1858 and 1863-1865. In 1856 he became assistant master at St Columba's College, near Dublin. Thereafter, he joined Cambridge University Library, where he was assistant, 1856-1858, and Superintendent of Manuscripts, 1859-1867. He carried out the reform of the Department of Manuscripts, and served as University Librarian, 1867-1886. Bradshaw died on 11 February 1886.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Arthur Christopher Benson: Collection of Drawings

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6340
Scope and Contents

Collection of paintings, drawings and a lithograph, mainly of Cambridge. The identity of the artists other than Benson is not known. Clive Forster Cooper (b. 1880), featured in no. 6, was Director of the Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, 1914-1937, and was made Director of the British Museum in 1938.

Dates: 1727-1924
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Correspondence and papers on the education and early career of Charles Ryle Fay (1884-1961), economic historian.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7746
Scope and Contents

The letters and papers catalogued below were preserved by C. R. Fay's father, who pasted them into an unused copy of Smith's commercial scribbling diary for 1902; Mr Fay adopted a generally chronological arrangement, but does not seem to have felt himself to be bound strictly by this. Many of the documents are addressed to the elder Fay, and the collection can be regarded as being as much the papers of the father as of the son.

Dates: 1894-1910
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Glossary to King's College Cambridge MS 13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.55
Dates: 1750 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

King's College, Cambridge: Library Inventory

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5057
Scope and Contents

Inventory of 1452, transcribed by Henry Bradshaw, 26 folios, including: (fo. 17) H. Bradshaw, 'The University Library in 1582'; (fo. 20) Bradshaw, 'Notes on the organ screen of King's College'. On the flyleaf is a list of contents in hand of John Willis Clark. The versos are blank throughout.

Dates: 1880 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Letters of Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) to Charles Edward Sayle (1864-1924)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7467
Scope and Contents

Charles Edward Sayle (1864-1924), fifth son of the Cambridge draper Robert Sayle, was educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford. He joined the staff of Cambridge University Library in 1893, and was Assistant Librarian from 1910 until his death. These letters are mostly short communications, written on postcards, but including Brooke's views on various subjects, literary and otherwise.

Dates: 1907-1913
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Letters of Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) to Geoffrey Storrs Fry (1888-1960)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7460
Scope and Contents

Brooke and Fry met as undergraduates at King's (Fry having come up in 1905, a year before Brooke), and continued their friendship after Fry left Cambridge in 1908. The letters form only a portion of those that Fry received from Brooke, others having been given by him to Edward Marsh while the latter was writing the memoir that introduced the collected edition of Brooke's poems published in 1916.

Dates: 1907-1914
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Three printed slips signed by Peter Jones of King's College, Cambridge, 24 Feb. 2000 (and undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/1/141
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Letters are to Holbrook unless otherwise stated.

Dates: 24 Feb. 2000 (and undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.

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