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Curious Objects

Monday-Friday 09.00-18.00, Saturday 09.00-16.30
3 November 2016-21 March 2017
Milstein Exhibition Centre, Cambridge University Library

 

From 'ectoplasm' to beard hair sent to Charles Darwin, our second 600th anniversary exhibition, Curious Objects, tells the story of Cambridge University Library through its more unusual and unexpected items. See the exhibition in person, or visit the Curious Objects virtual exhibition or collection on the Cambridge Digital Library.


Monday, 22 May, 2017 to Wednesday, 22 November, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Monday, 22 May, 2017 to Friday, 16 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 to Thursday, 23 November, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 at 11.30-12.15
Milstein Exhibition Centre


For a thousand years the Jewish community of Old Cairo put their worn-out writings into a synagogue storage room: a Genizah. Explore one of the greatest collections of Cambridge University Library with the help of one of the researchers from the Genizah Research Unit.

The exhibition Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo provides a window on the life of a Jewish community a thousand years ago – a community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.

To book your place on one of our free exhibition curator tours, please click here.



Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 to Saturday, 17 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 to Friday, 24 November, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 to Sunday, 18 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Thursday, 25 May, 2017 to Monday, 19 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Friday, 26 May, 2017 to Sunday, 26 November, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Friday, 26 May, 2017 to Tuesday, 20 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Saturday, 27 May, 2017 to Monday, 27 November, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Saturday, 27 May, 2017 to Wednesday, 21 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Monday, 29 May, 2017 to Wednesday, 29 November, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Monday, 29 May, 2017 to Friday, 23 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Tuesday, 30 May, 2017 to Thursday, 30 November, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Tuesday, 30 May, 2017 to Saturday, 24 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Wednesday, 31 May, 2017 to Friday, 1 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Wednesday, 31 May, 2017 to Sunday, 25 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Thursday, 1 June, 2017 at 16.00-16.45
Milstein Exhibition Centre


For a thousand years the Jewish community of Old Cairo put their worn-out writings into a synagogue storage room: a Genizah. Explore one of the greatest collections of Cambridge University Library with the help of one of the researchers from the Genizah Research Unit.

The exhibition Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo provides a window on the life of a Jewish community a thousand years ago – a community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.

To book your place on one of our free exhibition curator tours, please click here.



Thursday, 1 June, 2017 to Monday, 26 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Friday, 2 June, 2017 to Sunday, 3 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Friday, 2 June, 2017 to Tuesday, 27 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Saturday, 3 June, 2017 at 11:00-12:00
Library Tower


Explore the changing face of fashion, from gowns to football shirts, the tower collection is home to a range of items detailing the latest styles and trends from 1800 onwards.

Exclusive Friends Event. Book via Kim.Greed@lib.cam.ac.uk or 01223 765362.

 



Saturday, 3 June, 2017 to Monday, 4 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Saturday, 3 June, 2017 to Wednesday, 28 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Monday, 5 June, 2017 to Wednesday, 6 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Monday, 5 June, 2017 to Friday, 30 June, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 to Thursday, 7 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 at 11.30-12.15
Milstein Exhibition Centre


For a thousand years the Jewish community of Old Cairo put their worn-out writings into a synagogue storage room: a Genizah. Explore one of the greatest collections of Cambridge University Library with the help of one of the researchers from the Genizah Research Unit.

The exhibition Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo provides a window on the life of a Jewish community a thousand years ago – a community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.

To book your place on one of our free exhibition curator tours, please click here.



Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 to Saturday, 1 July, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Wednesday, 7 June, 2017 to Friday, 8 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Wednesday, 7 June, 2017 to Sunday, 2 July, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Thursday, 8 June, 2017 to Monday, 3 July, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Friday, 9 June, 2017 to Sunday, 10 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Friday, 9 June, 2017 to Tuesday, 4 July, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Saturday, 10 June, 2017 to Monday, 11 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Saturday, 10 June, 2017 to Wednesday, 5 July, 2017
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Entrance Hall


This exhibition highlights the conservation of the Cambridge University Press Archive, providing a unique opportunity to see a selection of original documents and learn how they have been conserved to ensure their continued availability for researchers. The items on display include some of the earliest records dating back to 1586, letters from authors and cuttings of artwork used for publication.

You can also read more about this display on the Special Collections Blog.

Closure update: The display will not be available on the morning of Friday 19 May due to restoration works. We apologise for any inconvenience.



Monday, 12 June, 2017 to Wednesday, 13 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Tuesday, 13 June, 2017 to Thursday, 14 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.



Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 to Friday, 15 December, 2017
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This exhibition will provide a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core. To book onto exhibition tours and events, please click here.