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Francis Jenkinson: Letters and papers from Cambridge University Library Diaries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8809

Scope and Contents

Letters, papers and notes removed from the Cambridge University Library diaries, MSS.Add.8728-8761. Subjects include book lists and purchases, requests for books from other libraries, notes on book sales (especially Kockx, Antwerp, 1892), requests for manuscript loans, copyright claims and reorganisation of the Copyright Office, collection of war publications and propaganda, reports on library business by W.F. Cuthbertson, revolutionary posters from Russia and Georgia, and the 2nd Lord Acton on the presentation to the living of Morville. Each item is marked with the date in the diary at which it was found.


  • 1890-1923


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Removed from CUL MSS.Add.8728-8761.

Related Materials

See CUL MSS.Add.8728-8761 for the diaries of F.J.H. Jenkinson

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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