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Cambridge University Library: Visitors' Book

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6370

Scope and Contents

476 folios. The book contains the signatures of recipients of honorary degrees and of other distinguished visitors to the University Library, beginning August 1895. Among the signatures are: (p. 13) Edward R&I, Alexandra, Victoria; (p. 39) Victoria Princess Louis of Battenberg, Louis of Battenberg; (p. 49) Arthur James Balfour; (p. 51) Haig, Jellicoe; (p. 53) Charles M. Doughty; D. Lloyd George, A. Bonar Law, Austen Chamberlain; (p. 55) J.J. Thomson, G.W. Balfour; (p. 59) Cosmo Ebor; (p. 63) Hirohito; (p. 65) Edward P; (p. 73) Albert; (pp. 87 and 131) Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; (p. 125) Neville Chamberlain; (p. 127) George RI, Mary R; (p. 129) Marie, Queen of Yugoslavia; (p. 137) Farouk R; (p. 221) Princess Margaret.

Dates

  • 1895-1986

Creator

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).

Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Other Finding Aids

Full list available in descriptions box in Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Kept and signed in the Library.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom


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