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.

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
3 October
17:30
Britain's First Talking Book Library for Blind People.
Matthew Rubery (Queen Mary University of London)
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

8 October
15:00
A repeat of last term's library walk for the History of Libraries Seminar: London 1708: a Walk into Library History.
Alice Ford-Smith (Bernard Quaritch Ltd)
Stationers Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London EC4M 7DD

7 November
17:30
Pantomimes, Postcards and Periodicals: A Historical Review marking the Centenary of the Imperial War Museum’s Library
Sarah Paterson (Imperial War Museum Library, London)
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

5 December
17:30
The Country House Library: Some Reflections.
Mark Purcell (Cambridge University Library)
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB