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'New Perspectives on Seventeenth-Century Libraries'

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Tuesday 5 June, 5.30pm (admittance not before 5pm)

'New Perspectives on Seventeenth-Century Libraries':

Robyn Adams (Centre for Editing Lives & Letters, UCL), 'Donations to the Bodleian Library in the Early Seventeenth Century'

Katie Birkwood (Royal College of Physicians Library), 'Digging Deeper into the Marquess of Dorchester's Library'

Jacqueline Glomski (Centre for Editing Lives & Letters, UCL), 'Religion and Libraries in the Seventeenth Century'

This event will showcase some recent research on library formation, both public and private, in the seventeenth century. Three short talks will deal with patterns of book selection and acquisition as revealed by individual practice and in seventeenth-century theoretical writing on bibliography. The presentations will discuss the potential for research on seventeenth-century libraries and the application of digital methods to this research.

In association with the University of London research seminar on the History of Libraries. All are welcome.

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