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.

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
2 April
17:30
The Publisher, the Architect and the Sculptor: The Building of Fountainbridge Library, Edinburgh
Alice Strang (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh)
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

6 April
11:00
`Samuel Pepys: Book Hunting in Restoration London’
Alice Ford-Smith (Bernard Quaritch Ltd.)
St Bride's Church, Fleet St, London EC4Y 8AU

7 May
17:30
‘Working tools almost daily in demand’: The Libraries of John Nichols and His Family.
Julian Pooley (Surrey Museums, Woking)
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

14 May
17:30
`Samuel Pepys: Book Hunting in Restoration London’
Alice Ford-Smith (Bernard Quaritch Ltd.)
St Bride's Church, Fleet St, London EC4Y 8AU

4 June
17:30
Library of Richard Houldsworth (1590-1649): New Light on the Manuscripts
Jean-Pascal Pouzet (University of Limoges & CESCM, Poitiers)
Great Hall of Lambeth Palace, London SE1 7JU