Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 6:00PM

The Historic Collections of Lambeth Palace Library

Giles Mandelbrote

Lambeth Palace Library, founded in 1610, is the historic library and record office of the Archbishops of Canterbury and the principal repository of the documentary history of the Church of England. This lecture outlines the foundation of the library and its collections, with a particular focus on the early books from Sion College Library (which came to Lambeth in the mid-1990s).

This is the fifth in a series on Special Collections.  The other lectures in this series are on the following collections:
    Anatomy Museums
    The Guildhall Library
    British Architectural Library, RIBA
    The Library and Archives of the Society of Friends
    Scotland Yard's Crime Museum
    The Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Library
    St. Paul's Cathedral

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Librarian and Archivist, Lambeth Palace Library, since February 2010. Prior to that he worked for nearly fifteen years at the British Library as one of the curators responsible for the national collection of books printed in Britain during the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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20 March 2013

The Historic Collections of Lambeth Palace Library
Giles Mandelbrote

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