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Charles Cockerell: Designs for Cambridge University Library

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9272


  • Creation: 1829-1840


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3 volume(s) (3 volumes)

1 collection (3 volumes and 1 portfolio of drawings.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by Mrs. F.P. Cockerell, per J.W. Clark, 1887 (MS.Add.9272/1-3) and c.1900 (MS.Add.9272/4); transferred from the Rare Books Department, 1994.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds other drawings, MS.Add.6630, consisting mostly of rough sketches, c.1829-37, and the estimate and observations in the first competition, 1829. These were presented to the Library by Mrs. Noel, C.R. Cockerell's granddaughter, 1930.


For a description of these drawings, especially MS.Add.9272/4, see David Watkin, 'Newly discovered drawings by C. R. Cockerell for Cambridge University Library', Architectural History, 26: 1983, a copy of which can be found with MS.Add.9272/4.
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