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Munby, Alan Noel Latimer, 1913-1974 (librarian, bibliographer, historian and book collector)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1913-1974

Alan Noel Latimer Munby (1913-1974) was a bibliographical historian; librarian and fellow of King's College, Cambridge; prisoner of war; and book collector.

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

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copy of letter to Professor I. Bernard Cohen, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 02138, USA, 21 Aug 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/118
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 21 Aug 1968
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).
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copy of letter to The Editor, The Times Literary Supplement, 15 Feb 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/82
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 15 Feb 1952
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).
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copy of letter to the Librarian, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London, W., 11 Feb 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/78
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 11 Feb 1952
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).
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copy of letter to Warren R. Howell, John Howell Books, 434 Post Street, San Francisco 2, USA, 27 Aug 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/116
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 27 Aug 1962
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).
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copy of letter to W.A.S. San Garde, 55 Brown Street, Manchester, 2, 14 May 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/107
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 14 May 1953
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).
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copy of letter to Wm. Marshall Bullitt, Kentucky Home Life Building, Louisville 2, Kentucky, USA, 11 Feb 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/80
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 11 Feb 1952
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).
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Correspondence and papers covering the period when Munby was held as a German prisoner of war, 1940-1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8229
Scope and Contents The camps which Munby was imprisoned were Laufen (1940-1941), Warburg (1941-1942) and Eichstätt, (1942-1945), following his capture in Calais in May 1940 while serving as an officer in the Territorial Army.
Dates: 1940-1945
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).
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Correspondence between Morison and A. N. L. Munby, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/202
Scope and Contents From the Series: Morison's letters were generally dictated to his secretary and typed with a carbon copy. For the most part, it is these carbon copies that make up his outgoing correspondence in this series. (Where his original letters or photocopies of them are included, this fact is noted.) Letters to and from Morison are interfiled in one chronological sequence. Some short compositions by a particular correspondent are included in this series alongside that person's correspondence.
Dates: 1960
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).
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Correspondents M, 1935-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/M
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 1935-1962
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).
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'Court Hand Restored, or, The Student's Assistant in Reading Old Deeds Charters etc.', 1776

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8206
Scope and Contents Palaeographical manual, substantially a manuscript copy with enlargements of the book of the same title by Andrew Wright of the Inner Temple. With a note on the front free end-paper by A. N. L. Munby, dated 3 Jul 1973. Has bookplate of John Dovaston's son, John Freeman Milward Dovaston
Dates: 1776
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).
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from Tim Munby, King's College, Cambridge, 29 Jan 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/M/59
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 29 Jan 1962
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).
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from Tim Munby, King's College Library, Cambridge, 22 Sep 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/M/60
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 22 Sep 1962
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).
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from Tim Munby, King's College Library, Cambridge, 3 Dec 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/M/61
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 3 Dec 1962
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).
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John Saltmarsh, King Henry VI and the royal foundations: a commemorative oration delivered at Eton College (Eton College and King's College, Cambridge, 1972), 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/43
Scope and Contents Estimate; layout; marked page proof, marked; printed wrapper; correspondence with Will Carter. Correspondents include A. N. L. Munby, Patrick Strong.
Dates: 1972
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).
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John Waynflete Carter: correspondence relating to the post of University Librarian, Cambridge, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/142-156
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Comprises single items or small collections, chiefly correspondence, donated to or purchased by Cambridge University Library. Together with a number of items and fragments found in Cambridge University Library books and bindings.
Dates: 1949
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).
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King's College, Cambridge, 1962-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9827/A/35
Scope and Contents Muir's correspondent was A. N. L. Munby.
Dates: 1962-1963
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).
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King's College, Cambridge; copy of letter to Henry P. Macomber, Babson Institute Library, Babson Park, 57, Massachusetts, USA, 23 Feb 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/110
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 23 Feb 1954
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).
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King's College; copy of letter to Henry P. Macomber, Babson Institute Library, Babson Park, 57, Massachusetts, USA, 29 Apr 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/111
Scope and Contents From the Series: Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)
Dates: 29 Apr 1954
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).
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Letter from Alan N. L. Munby, (''Tim''), (1913-1974), librarian and bibliographer, (King's College, Cambridge) to Siegfried Sassoon re appreciation of ''The Tasking'', 26 Jan. 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/246
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection largely comprises letters addressed to Sassoon although there are few other recipients such as Glen Byam Shaw and Georgiana Theresa Thornycroft, Siegfried Sassoon's mother. There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.
Dates: 26 Jan. 1955
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).
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Letter from Alan N.L. Munby to P. William Filby, 15 Dec. 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/230
Scope and Contents Thanks for three catalogues; with note by Filby, listing catalogues: 'Calligraphy', 1963; 'Crime and the Literati', 1962; 'Falconry', 1962
Dates: 15 Dec. 1962
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).
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Letter from Oflag VII B 8, to Miss Marjorie Munby, Bramble Hill, Balcombe, Sussex, England, 28 Feb 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8229/2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The camps which Munby was imprisoned were Laufen (1940-1941), Warburg (1941-1942) and Eichstätt, (1942-1945), following his capture in Calais in May 1940 while serving as an officer in the Territorial Army.
Dates: 28 Feb 1943
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).
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Letter from Oflag VII B 11, to Miss Marjorie Munby, Bramble Hill, Balcombe, Sussex, England, 10 Sep 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8229/3
Scope and Contents From the Series: The camps which Munby was imprisoned were Laufen (1940-1941), Warburg (1941-1942) and Eichstätt, (1942-1945), following his capture in Calais in May 1940 while serving as an officer in the Territorial Army.
Dates: 10 Sep 1943
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).
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Letter from Oflag VII B 11, to Miss Marjorie Munby, Bramble Hill, Balcombe, Sussex, England, 20 Oct 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8229/4
Scope and Contents From the Series: The camps which Munby was imprisoned were Laufen (1940-1941), Warburg (1941-1942) and Eichstätt, (1942-1945), following his capture in Calais in May 1940 while serving as an officer in the Territorial Army.
Dates: 20 Oct 1943
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).
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Letter from Oflag VII B 11, to Miss Marjorie Munby, Bramble Hill, Balcombe, Sussex, England, 30 Nov 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8229/5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The camps which Munby was imprisoned were Laufen (1940-1941), Warburg (1941-1942) and Eichstätt, (1942-1945), following his capture in Calais in May 1940 while serving as an officer in the Territorial Army.
Dates: 30 Nov 1943
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).
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list: Bookcollectors' letters wanted by A.N.L. Munby, 1947-1974 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8203/E/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers comprise a mixture of Munby's own correspondence and papers (MS.Add.8203/D, E; 8229; 8307; 8308) and manuscripts which he collected (MS.Add.8199-8202; 8203/A, B, C; 8204-8213; 8219-8228). The former contain a wide range of subject matter, while the latter are mainly of bibliographic interest, comprising letters of printers, booksellers, book collectors and librarians, and catalogues and ledgers.
Dates: 1947-1974 (circa)
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).
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