Cambridge University Library : a history : the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries /

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Author / Creator:McKitterick, David
Imprint:Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Description:xvii, 812 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Cambridge University Library -- History.
Cambridge University Library.
Academic libraries -- England -- Cambridge -- History.
Academic libraries.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/771484
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ISBN:0521306558
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Introduction: national expectations
  • 2. The Copyright Act of 1710
  • 3. John Moore and his circle
  • 4. The making of the Royal Library
  • 5. The challenge of the Royal Library
  • 6. Benefactors, curiosities and strangers
  • 7. New buildings and old problems
  • 8. Richard Farmer
  • 9. Thomas Kerrich
  • 10. The national stage: the Copyright Act of 1814
  • 11. The end of the old regime
  • 12. 'Doctrinae et scientiae incrementa'
  • 13. Joseph Power and the distribution of responsibility
  • 14. The copyright agency
  • 15. New directions
  • 16. Turbulent years: J. E. B. Mayor
  • 17. Bradshaw in command
  • 18. Other men's flowers
  • 19. Bradshaw at bay
  • Appendix: list of librarians, 1686-1886
  • Index of manuscripts
  • General index