Our eighth and final ‘Treasures of the University Library’ talk was given by Dr Emily Dourish, Deputy Head of Rare Books:Continue reading »
It is widely accepted that Shakespeare died on 23 April 1616, the day of his 52nd birthday. Today, a drop-in event (2:00 to 4:00 pm) […]Continue reading »
The Royal Commonwealth Society Collection has published an on-line catalogue for a recent acquisition, RCMS 361, which will be of great interest to philatelists and […]Continue reading »
On this day in 1719 died John Flamsteed, the first Astronomer Royal, a position he held for 42 years from 1675 until his death. Quite […]Continue reading »
Collectors: John Couch Adams, a reminder about the Rose Book-Collecting Prize, and a beautiful binding.
John Couch Adams, the collector. It is this time of the year when Cambridge University Library advertised this year’s competition for the 2015 Rose Book-Collecting […]Continue reading »
The Royal Commonwealth Society Library has just published an on-line catalogue for one of its earliest and most fascinating manuscript collections, the archives of the […]Continue reading »
The display cases outside the Map Department are hosting a new exhibition entitled “Conduct literature for and about women in Italy: prescribing and describing life”. The […]Continue reading »