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A history of the British Museum library, 1753-1973

by P. R. Harris

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Published by British Library in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • British Museum -- Libraries -- History.,
    • National libraries -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.,
    • National libraries -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.,
    • National libraries -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 785-793) and index.

      StatementP.R. Harris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ792.B863 H37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 833 p. :
      Number of Pages833
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL472283M
      ISBN 100712345620
      LC Control Number98195972

      A history of the British Museum Library, , p. (British Library Act (c) passed on 27 July , setting up a national library under control of the British Library Board, established 1 April On 1 July , collections of library departments of the British Museum were transferred to the British Library). The Sultan's Gift: Book Diplomacy in the Early Hamidian Period. ."^ This photograph has been reproduced in P. R. Harris's A History of the British Museum Library, '^ This monumental.

      The British Museum and British Museum Shop use cookies to ensure you have the best browsing experience, to improve functionality and to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. By clicking on any link on this page, you are consenting to our use of . A History of the British Museum Library: by P.R. Harris Guide to the archives of the Office of Public Works by Rena Lohan Opstellen over de Koninklijke Bibliotheek en andere studies by .

      Inside the British Library. By ALAN DAY. London: Library Association Publishing, Pp. xii+ $ (cloth). ISBN A History of the British Museum Library: By PHILIP HARRIS. London: The British Library, Pp. xx+ (plus 32 leaves of unnumbered plates). $ (cloth). ISBN Panizzi. This form is the public archive as it became apparent in the 19th-century institution of the public library, the two chief examples being in Manchester and at the British Museum in London. The public archive can be seen to constitute a liberal public which was itself increasingly a democratic one.


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This is the first comprehensive history of an institution that for generations enjoyed world renown as a repository of knowledge and a cornerstone of scholarship. Arundell Esdailes's short (though valuable) history of the British Museum library, published incontains little about events after the end of the by: So with the creation of the British Library inwhich absorbed the British Museum library, and the move to a new building at St Pancras, it seemed appropriate in the s to consider producing a large-scale and detailed history of what had been in effect the national library until Work on this history began inand the book is.

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Prescott, The British Inheritance (London, ). Harris, A History of the British Museum Library, –. The British Library Philatelic Collections is the national philatelic collection of the United Kingdom with over 8 million items from around the world. It was established in as part of the British Museum Library, later to become the British Library, with the collection of Thomas addition to bequests and continuing donations, the library received consistent deposits by the Crown.

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Trying to trace and make use of historical collections of printed material can be frustrating and is not always straightforward; specialist reference staff and printed heritage curators can provide assistance. A History of the British Museum Library, ; Esdaile, Arundell, The British Museum Library: a short history and survey; Fagan, Louis, The Life of Sir Anthony Panizzi: late principal librarian of the British Museum; Kehoe, Sara Elisabeth, The British Museum: The cultural politics of a national institution, In the original natural history collections were transferred to a new building in South Kensington to form the Natural History Museum, and in the British Museum’s library was joined by an act of Parliament with a number of other holdings to create the British Library.

About half the national library’s holdings were kept at the. The British Museum was founded in and opened its doors in It was the first national museum to cover all fields of human knowledge, open to visitors from across the world. Enlightenment ideals and values – critical scrutiny of all assumptions, open debate, scientific research, progress.

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London: British Library. British Library, national library of Great Britain, formed by the British Library Act () and organized by July 1, For much of the 20th century its holdings were divided among the British Museum library (with some 12 million volumes) and several other buildings, but in –98 a new complex was opened in London near St.

Pancras Station in order to unify its vast collections. A history of the British Museum Libraryby PR Harris (London, ). [RAR]. List of catalogues of English book sales now in the British Museum, compiled by H Mattingly & IAK Burnett (London, ).

[RAR; RAX]. Provenance research in book history: a handbook, by D Pearson (London, repr. Book Review: A history of the British Museum Library: June Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. (History, Book Collection and current Situation)]. Historical. Download Catalogue Of The Sinhalese Printed Books In The Library Of The British Museum full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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14 January P. R. Harris, A History of the British Museum Library (London, ) k Patrick Miles, ‘Calderonia – a writer goes to war’ website and blog.The Private Case of the British Library is a collection of erotic printed books, transferred from the British Museum in The collection is similar in purpose to the Enfer at the Bibliothèque nationale, the Δ (Greek Delta) collection in the Library of Congress and the Φ collection (Greek Phi) at the Bodleian Library.

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