History of Libraries

Venue: Warburg Lecture theatre, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB unless otherwise stated

Time: Tuesdays 17:30

Convenors: Giles Mandelbrote (Lambeth Palace Library); Keith A. Manley (National Trust); Raphaële Mouren (Warburg Institute); Isabel Rivers (Queen Mary)

These seminars are jointly sponsored by the Institute of English Studies, the Institute of Historical Research, the Warburg Institute and the Library & Information History Group of CILIP.

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
6 February
17:30
Sarum Old and New: a Cathedral library in eleven centuries
Peter Hoare (Salisbury)
Warburg Lecture Theatre, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB

6 March
17:30
The Problem of Reconstructing a Seventeenth Century Scholarly Library: the Case of Lord George Douglas’s Collection’.
W. A. Kelly (Formerly National Library of Scotland)
Warburg Lecture Theatre, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
1 May
17:30
Book Fastenings and Furnishings: an Archaeology of Late Medieval Books
Charlotte Howsam (Archaeology South-East, University College London)
Warburg Lecture Theatre, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB

5 June
17:30
New Perspectives on Seventeenth-Century Libraries
Robyn Adams (Centre for Editing Lives & Letters, University College London), Katie Birkwood (Royal College of Physicians Library), Jacqueline Glomski (Centre for Editing Lives & Letters, University College London)
Great Hall of Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, London, SE1 7JU