Matthew Parker as collector: the ones that got away I

Shelf Lives logoThere are still a couple of weeks left to see the ‘Shelf Lives’ exhibition at the University Library, which closes on 16 June.

And in the latest in the series of blog posts on Cambridge collectors, Suzanne Paul of the Parker Library writes more about Matthew Parker, who features in the exhibition:

“Although the Parker Library contains hundreds of manuscripts given by Parker to Corpus, he did give manuscripts to other people and institutions. Inspired by Cambridge University Library’s Shelf Lives exhibition, I thought I’d look at some of the ‘ones that got away’”.

Read the full post on the Parker Library blog …

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