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When: 05/12/2017
17:30
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Warburg Institute
Woburn Square
London WC1H 0AB
United Kingdom
Contact: Keith Manley

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Seminar on the History of Libraries

Tuesday 5th December 2017 - 5:30pm

Mark Purcell (Cambridge University Library): `The Country House Library: Some Reflections’. 
 
Some reflections on my own evolving understanding of libraries in country houses, following on from fifteen years as Libraries Curator to the National Trust, and five and a half years working on the recently published book The Country House Library (Yale, 2017).
 

 

 
A series of research seminars, which are freely open for anyone to attend, has been organized by the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
 
Most seminars will take place this session in the Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB, unless otherwise stated. All are welcome.
Meetings usually take place monthly during term-time on Tuesdays, commencing at 5.30 p.m.
 
Seminar convenors: Giles Mandelbrote (Lambeth Palace Library); Dr. Keith A. Manley (National Trust); Dr. Raphaële Mouren (Warburg Institute); Professor Isabel Rivers (Queen Mary).
 
The 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.

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