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Francis John Henry Jenkinson: Cambridge University Library Diaries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8728-8761

Scope and Contents

The diaries contain occasional notes of Library business, including notes of books that were offered for sale, bought, presented, recommended for the Library, missing, or mutilated; autographs in books; requests for, and receipt of, loans; complaints; engagements; binding practice; visitors; copyright claims; and library rearrangement. The diaries were continued in other hands during the absence or illness of Jenkinson.


  • Creation: 1890-1923


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34 volume(s) (34 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Rare Books Department

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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