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Madan, Falconer, 1851-1935 (librarian and bibliographer)

 Person

Biography

Falconer Madan (1851-1935), librarian and bibliographer, was born in Cam, Gloucestershire, on 15 April 1851. He was educated at Marlborough, 1864-1870, and Brasenose College, Oxford, 1870-1875, where he was a fellow, 1876-1880 and 1889-1912. He was sub-librarian of the Bodleian Library, 1880-1912, and a lecturer in palaeography at Oxford, 1889-1913. He was Bodley's librarian, 1912-1919. Madan died on 22 May 1935.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Falconer Madan: Correspondence to G. Chawner and Charles Sayle, 1912-1923

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/849-850
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1912-1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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

Falconer Madan: Letter to unidentified correspondent, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/848
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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

John S. Udal: Antiquarian and genealogical letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8855
Scope and Contents 'Autograph letters upon general antiquarian & literary subjects'. There are 77 letters to John Symonds Udal, arranged alphabetically by author, on antiquarian, genealogical and heraldic subjects, and folklore. These include many letters on Udal's work on monumental inscriptions in St Kitts and Antigua, and colonial families of British origin (especially for Burke's Colonial gentry). There are also letters from the editors of Notes and queries. Udal's bookplate is inside the front...
Dates: 1877-1916
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

Localisation and Dating of Manuscripts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4486
Scope and Contents

The Sandars Lectures for 1909.

Dates: 1909
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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