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The social uses of books in the eighteenth-century home

Abigail Williams
Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford
Monday, 20 November, 2017 - 17:15

Monday 20 November 2017
Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.

ABIGAIL WILLIAMS

(University of Oxford)

The social uses of books in the eighteenth-century home

The history of the College history

Robin Darwall-Smith
Monday, 5 March, 2018 - 17:15

Monday 5 March 2018
Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.

ROBIN DARWALL-SMITH

(University of Oxford)

The history of the College history

Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582–1648), his library, and his bequest to Jesus College, Oxford

Dunstan Roberts
Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 17:15

Monday 7 May 2018
Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.

DUNSTAN ROBERTS

(University of Cambridge)

Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582–1648), his library, and his bequest to Jesus College, Oxford

‘A boxe of balme full swete’: books and boxes in early modern England

Lucy Razzall
Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford
Monday, 21 May, 2018 - 17:15

Monday 21 May 2018
Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.

LUCY RAZZALL

(University of Cambridge)

‘A boxe of balme full swete’: books and boxes in early modern England

Visit to CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE LIBRARY

Joanna Snelling
Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 - 15:00

Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 3.00 p.m.

Visit to CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE LIBRARY

By kind invitation of the Librarian, Joanna Snelling.

Places are limited, and those wishing to attend are asked to inform the Secretary at least one week in advance.

Meet at the Collegge lodge at 2:55 p.m.

A round-table discussion of Oxford’s medieval manuscripts, their catalogues and cataloguing

RICHARD GAMESON, RALPH HANNA, PETER KIDD and DAVID RUNDLE
Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford
Thursday, 31 May, 2018 - 17:15

Thursday 31 May 2018
Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.

RICHARD GAMESON, RALPH HANNA, PETER KIDD and DAVID RUNDLE

A round-table discussion of Oxford’s medieval manuscripts, their catalogues and cataloguing, chaired by Prof. Henry Woudhuysen

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Christopher Edwards
McKenna Room, Christ Church, Oxford
Wednesday, 13 June, 2018 - 17:15

Wednesday 13 June 2018
McKenna Room, Christ Church

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Meeting to begin at 4.30 p.m. Lecture to follow at 5.15 after a brief interval for tea.

CHRISTOPHER EDWARDS

(bookseller, late of Magdalen College, Oxford)

A bookseller’s life

Calendar of Events 2016–2017

Monday 16 October 2017
    Christ Church Upper Library at 5.15 p.m.
STEPHEN GRANT
Collecting Shakespeare: the lives and books of Henry and Emily Folger

Monday 30 October 2017
    Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.
ANDREW DUNNING
    (British Library)
Searching for manuscipts from St Frideswide’s Priory

Thursday 2 November 2017
   
Christ Church Upper Library at 5:45 p.m.
Launch party for David Rundle and Ralph Hanna's A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts at Christ Church, Oxford

Monday 20 November 2017
    Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.
ABIGAIL WILLIAMS
    (University of Oxford)
The social uses of books in the eighteenth-century home

Monday 22 January 2018
    Christ Church Upper Library at 5.15 p.m.
MICHAEL PHILLIPS
    (CECS University of York)
William Blake’s ‘Illuminated Printing’: a demonstration of Blake’s method of printing word and image together from relief-etched copper-plates

Monday 5 March 2018
     Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.
ROBIN DARWALL-SMITH
    (University of Oxford)
The history of the College history

Monday 7 May 2018
    Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.
DUNSTAN ROBERTS
    (University of Cambridge)
Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1582–1648), his library, and his bequest to Jesus College, Oxford

Monday 21 May 2018
    Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.
LUCY RAZZALL
    (University of Cambridge)
"A boxe of balme full swete": books and boxes in early modern England

Thursday 31 May 2018
    Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.
RICHARD GAMESON, RALPH HANNA, PETER KIDD and DAVID RUNDLE
A round-table discussion of Oxford’s medieval manuscripts, their catalogues and cataloguing, chaired by Prof. Henry Woudhuysen

Wednesday 13 June 2018
    McKenna Room, Christ Church
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Meeting to begin at 4.30 p.m. Lecture to follow at 5.15 after a brief interval for tea.
CHRISTOPHER EDWARDS
    (bookseller, late of Magdalen College, Oxford)
A bookseller’s life

Visits (held jointly with the Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles)

Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 3.00 p.m.
Visit to the THE QUEEN’S COLLEGE and the PEET LIBRARY by kind invitation of the Librarian, Amanda Saville. Places are limited, and those wishing to attend are asked to inform the Secretary at least two days in advance.

Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 3.00 p.m.
Visit to CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE LIBRARY by kind invitation of the Librarian, Joanna Snelling. Places are limited, and those wishing to attend are asked to inform the Secretary at least one week in advance.