Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
An address by the University of Cambridge to Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, thanking him for his part in securing Bishop Moore's library for the University, 1715. There is a draft of Townshend's reply, an account of the expenses of foreign ministers of the British Crown, 1741, and an address from the University of Louvain to the University of Cambridge, 1919.
Catalogue by A.G. Dew-Smith of his library, 298 folios. Many leaves are blank, apparently to allow for the insertion of fresh entries. Fos ir - xlix contain an alphabetical index of the books catalogued. The actual descriptive catalogue begins on fo. 1. The arrangement of entries is neither chronological nor alphabetical.
Includes correspondence with Montague Rhodes James, notes on classical literature and translations, correspondence and material relating to the University Library.
Catalogues of various Italian libraries and collections. Includes the Vatican Library and the Medici Library at Florence.
These relate to the operation of the Centre, job appointments and library matters, sent out by Management Committee.
Essays upon various books admired and read by EBC, with general reflections upon the place of libraries and books in human life; divided into twelve sections with a conclusion. One or two verses, a preface and a dedication in verse (to the writer's wife) precede the opening section. At the foot of p. 162 is the date 15 July 1847.
Copy of The Times, featuring 'Hear it again' by Ted Hughes.
Inventory of 1452, transcribed by Henry Bradshaw, 26 folios, including: (fo. 17) H. Bradshaw, 'The University Library in 1582'; (fo. 20) Bradshaw, 'Notes on the organ screen of King's College'. On the flyleaf is a list of contents in hand of John Willis Clark. The versos are blank throughout.
The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.
The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.
A list of catalogues of libraries, 1595-1831, 12 folios.
The printed pamphlet collection was begun in the early nineteeth century by William Hustler, Registrary 1816-32, and continued by his successors Joseph Romilly, Registrary 1832-62, Henry Richard Luard, Registrary 1862-91 and John Willis Clark, Registrary 1891-1910. The pamphlets cover a wide range of subjects such as educational reform, foreign education, university and parliamentary elections, religion, politics, academic exercises, local history, and the University Library.
Scrapbook containing photographs, postcards and cuttings from newspapers and magazines, 1805-1970 (circa)
Library interiors mainly in Britain, but also in Ireland, the U.S.A., Italy, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, France, Spain, Portugal, Austria and Mexico, with an index. Many of the photographs are of private studies, some with the owners, as well as photographs of school, college and university libraries, and libraries in stately homes
'Repertorium sive index librorum latine et grece bibliothece Conventus Sancti Marci de Florentia ordinis Predicatorum', transcribed for J.W. Clark from the original catalogue in the State Archives, Modena, 64 folios. Attached to a fly-leaf are letters from G. Jervis to J.W. Clark, 14 June 1898 and 13 and 27 August 1898. Inside the front cover is the following note: 'To be given to the University Library, after Dr. M.R. James has made whatever use of it he pleases J.W. Clark 29 Aug. 1898'.
Records in this category relate to curriculum delivery and appraisal, examinations and the award of degrees, conferences, libraries and publications.
A catalogue of books in the Royal Library of Cambridge University Library, mainly incunabula, in the hand of Thomas Gray. The arrangement, in two shelves, antedates that of F.S. Parris' catalogue (1752).
A catalogue of the books in Totnes church library, Devon, made on slips, 298 folios. Accompanying the catalogue is a draft article describing the library for the Totnes church parish magazine, and a letter from T.H. Elliott to W.H.H. Elliott, 22 October 1903.
The category - Assets records - comprises records relating to property and personnel. Accounting material is in this category, alongside records of endowments, charitable trusts, buildings and employees.