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Rare Books and Anglo-Irish Collecting in Nineteenth Century Cambridge

Henry Bradshaw (1831-1886), former Librarian of Cambridge University Library, is mainly remembered for his contributions to bibliographical scholarship. He was also a prolific book collector with a life-long interest in Irish print, history and literature. This talk from Munby Fellow 2022-23, Dr Nora Moroney, examines the Bradshaw collection and its development throughout the nineteenth century, exploring connections between Ireland and England through Bradshaw’s library-building.

Location: This talk is being hosted in-person at Cambridge University Library, in the Milstein Seminar Rooms. For information about how to find us, please click here.

Tickets: Free, open to all, booking required. Our research events showcase current research into Cambridge University Library collections. These events are suitable for adults; younger guests welcome to attend. BOOK HERE

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Date: Thursday 15th June 2023