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Trinity College Library Dublin : a history

Author: Peter Fox
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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"This is the first comprehensive, scholarly history of Trinity College Library Dublin. It covers the whole 400 years of the Library's development, from its foundation by James Ussher in the seventeenth century to the electronic revolution of the twenty-first century. Particular attention is given to the buildings and the politics involved in obtaining funding for them, as well as to the acquisition of the great  Read more...
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History
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Fox, Peter, 1949-
Trinity College Library Dublin
(DLC) 2013049902
(OCoLC)868037915
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Fox
ISBN: 9780511894749 0511894740
OCLC Number: 881237328
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 397 pages)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Early days: 1592-1640; 2. Kells, Durrow and Ussher: 1640-1665; 3. Alexander, Bath and the Jacobites: 1665-1708; 4. A new building: 1709-1737; 5. Stearne, Gilbert and Lyon: 1738-1749; 6. The Library in 1750; 7. Leland to Barrett: 1751-1800; 8. Fagel: 1798-1809; 9. Barrett: 1801-1821; 10. Sadleir, Wall and Todd: 1821-1852; 11. The Library in 1850; 12. Todd as Librarian: 1852-1869; 13. Malet and Ingram: 1869-1886; 14. Abbott: 1887-1913; 15. Smyly: 1914-1948; 16. The Library in 1950; 17. Parke: 1949-1965; 18. Professional management: 1965-1983; 19. Epilogue: 1984-2003.
Responsibility: Peter Fox.
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