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Sandars, Samuel, 1837-1894 (bibliographer and barrister)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1837 - 1894

Biography

Samuel Sandars (1837-1894) was born on 25 April 1837 at Chelmsford, Essex. He attended Harrow, before matriculating at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1856 (B.A., 1860; M.A., 1863). He was admitted at the Inner Temple in 1859, and called to the bar in 1863. Sandars was J.P. for Buckinghamshire, and High Sheriff, 1894. He died on 15 June 1894, leaving £2,000 for the endowment of a Readership in Bibliography and Palaeography at Cambridge University, which was to bear his name. He also bequeathed a collection of books and manuscripts to the University Library.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Cambridge facetiae, jokes and humour

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4164
Scope and Contents

A collection of short, humorous stories concerning Cambridge, made by Sandars from a variety of sources, printed and otherwise. The source is usually given. A few printed extracts are pasted in. Inside the front cover is Sandars' bookplate.

Dates: 1868-1893
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

Francis John Henry Jenkinson (1853-1923), Librarian to the University of Cambridge 1889-1923: correspondence concerning the Sandars Readership in Bibliography

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7623
Scope and Contents The Sandars Readership in the University of Cambridge was established under the will of Samuel Sandars (1837-94) [son of George Sandars MP] who was educated at Harrow and Trinity becoming MA in 1863. Sandars was called to the bar from the Inner Temple 1863. He became a JP and High Sheriff for Buckinghamshire and in addition to benefactions to Great St. Mary's, Cambridge, and the University Library, he. left £2,000 for the endowment of an annual lecture or course of lectures in the fields of...
Dates: 1895-1917
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

Lists of books, manuscripts and incunabula belonging to Samuel Sandars

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4170-4172
Dates: 1869-1915
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

Samuel Sandars: Transcribed extracts from British Library manuscripts concerning the town and University of Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.729
Scope and Contents Inside front cover, a note `Care has been taken not to copy any thing contained in MSS. Baker II, IV, VI, IX, X, XI, as transcripts of these volumes are already in Cambridge Unviersity Library'. [1] (fol.2) `Vetus liber Archdiaconi Eliensis', dealing with church furniture in Cambridge c.1276-1349, from Baker MS.3 (Harl.7030), p.507, a transcript of Caius College MS.204; in Latin. [2] (fol.16) Andrew Perne, order against playing football, 1580, from Baker MS.3, p.423. [3] (fol.17) Note of...
Dates: 1869
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

Samuel Sandars: Transcripts from British Library Add. MS 6261

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.730
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of notes compiled by Thomas Tanner, bishop of St Asaph, concerning books in the University Library, Cambridge (early 18th cent.).

Dates: 1870
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

Samuel Sandars: Transcripts from manuscripts then in private hands

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.727
Scope and Contents Transcripts of manuscripts dated 1562 - 1737. Including copies of: Robert Glover, 'Order in proceeding to the parliament on vii January 1562'; letter from Charles I to James Butler, duke of Ormonde, 31 July 1645, transcribed from a copy then in possession of F. W. Russell MP, of Lancaster Gate (letter published in T. Carte, Life of James Duke of Ormond, Oxford, 1851, 4, p. 305); letter from 'one of the attendants of Queen Caroline' to 'a Lady in Lancashire', 29 Nov. 1737, describing Caroline...
Dates: 1869
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

Samuel Sandars: Transcripts of original papers concerning the English Civil Wars

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.731
Scope and Contents Transcripts of original papers then in the possession of Robert Green of Scalby Hall, Yorkshire, and formerly belonging to Col. Thomas Sanders of Ireton and Caldwell, Derbyshire. Copies of correspondence between: Col. Thomas Sanders, Henry Archbold, Daniell Watson, Sir John Gell, Mr Fletcher, Robert Devereux, 3rd earl of Essex, Sir John Curzon, Joseph Swetman, Nathaniel Barton, Oliver Cromwell, Major Edward Smithe, Gervase Bennett, Edward Pri[t]chard, Robert Cachett, Col. Robert Swallowe,...
Dates: 1870
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

Sandars Book Bills

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9944
Scope and Contents

Receipted bills and correspondence from booksellers to Sandars

Dates: 1881-1893 (dates approximate)
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

Transcripts made from William Cole's manuscripts at the British Library concerning Cambridgeshire churches

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.728
Scope and Contents

Includes copy of Cambridgeshire entries in Domesday Book, copied from BL Harley MS 6016, 1869. Includes: transcripts re St Mary's Chruch and St Andrew's Church, Burwell, and the parish churches of Soham, Isleham, Swavesey, and Over.

Dates: 1869
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).

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