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library of Jesus College, Oxford

C. J Fordyce

library of Jesus College, Oxford

with an appendix on the books bequeathed thereto by Lord Herbert of Cherbury

by C. J Fordyce

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Published by Printed for the Society at the Oxford University Press in (Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oxford (England). -- University. -- Jesus College. -- Library.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. J. Fordyce ... and T. M. Knox.
    SeriesProceedings & papers -- v.5, pt.2 (1937).
    ContributionsKnox, T. M 1900-, Herbert of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, Baron, 1583-1648.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. (49)-115 :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21809049M
    LC Control Number38024654

    With the relative peace following the religious upheavals of the earlier part of the sixteenth century, there was a flowering of new universities and colleges across Europe: Jesus College, Oxford was established in , Leiden in , Edinburgh in , Emmanuel College, Cambridge in and Graz in Get this from a library! The library of Jesus College, Oxford, with an appendix on the books bequeathed thereto by Lord Herbert of Cherbury,. [C J Fordyce; T .

    [dipl. ed.] Rhŷs, John, and J. Gwenogvryn Evans, The text of the Bruts from the Red Book of Hergest, Series of Old Welsh Texts 2, Oxford: Evans, Internet Archive. Univ’s Libraries support undergraduate and graduate study with aro books as well as access to the University’s e-resources. The Libraries, with hour opening during term, offer a fast book request service, generous book allowances and loan periods, and professional staff on hand to help.

    All images in this photostream are copyright Jesus College, Oxford. Using images for private study is welcomed. However, permission in writing is required to use any of these images for publication, including on websites. For images and general enquiries, please get in touch via [email protected] The Liber landavensis, Llyfr Teilo, or, The ancient register of the cathedral church of Llandaff; from mss. in the libraries of Hengwrt, and of Jesus college, Oxford: by William Jenkins Rees, Society for the Publication of Ancient Welsh Manuscripts.


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Library of Jesus College, Oxford by C. J Fordyce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books in Jesus College appear in SOLO, the library catalogue covering the majority of the library collections of the University of can check SOLO anywhere without logging in. Oxford book the book you want is on loan to another reader, you can place a hold on will receive an email once the book is : Owen McKnight.

The Fellows' Library is closed until further notice. The Fellows' Library at Jesus College is a fine 17th-century room which holds the College's 11, early printed books. The medieval and early modern manuscripts owned by the College are on deposit in the Bodleian Libraries.O fficial records of the College and associated personal papers are preserved in the : Owen McKnight.

The Meyricke Library in Third Quad is a busy, modern, working library, open 24 hours a day. It supports undergraduate study with up-to-date books, many in multiple copies, and the Librarian encourages all students to recommend additions to the collection.

Jesus College University of Oxford Turl Street, Oxford, OX13DW Telephone () The college's libraries are closed until further notice.

The Archivist will try to answer enquiries about the archives. The main library at Jesus College is the Meyricke Library, open to all current members of College. Our older printed books are housed in the historic Fellows' Library, open by appointment. The modern library is the Meyricke Library, open to all current members of College, including staff.

There is also a specialist Celtic Library. The historic Fellows' Library is reserved for Fellows and lecturers. LibGuides has much more information on using the libraries. Quick links. Books in Jesus College are included in SOLO (the library.

Jesus College was founded on 27 Junewhen Elizabeth I issued a royal charter. It was the first Protestant college to be founded at the university, and it is the only Oxford college to date from Elizabeth's reign. It was the first new Oxford college sincein the reign of Queen Mary, when Trinity College and St John's College were founded as Roman Catholic colleges.

The Celtic Library occupies a separate room within the modern languages section of the Meyricke Library (the main library for students at Jesus College).

Please borrow and return your books at the self-service machine on the ground floor. Readers from other colleges may borrow only from the Celtic Library, not from the general Meyricke Library Author: Owen McKnight. An Old Member of Jesus College has made a generous gift to improve the Meyricke Library’s collections.

Gordon Jones () donated funds for buying books in history (his own undergraduate course) and an equal amount for other degree courses at the Librarian’s discretion. This timely gift has allowed the library to address the newly diversified curriculum for undergraduate history.

The library ho books, incorporating a specialist Celtic Library reflecting Jesus College’s historic association with Wales, and the Librarian encourages all students to make recommendations for new books.

Jesus College University of Oxford Turl Street, Oxford, OX13DW Telephone () Registered charity number: The Red Book had pride of place in the gilt-fronted manuscript cupboards in the Fellows’ Library untilwhen the College decided to deposit it in the Bodleian Library so that scholars could access it more easily.

Since then, most of the texts in the Red Book have been edited and published (and in some cases translated into English. The Red Book of Hergest (Welsh: Llyfr Coch Hergest, Jesus College, Oxford, MS ) is a large vellum manuscript written shortly afterwhich ranks as one of the most important medieval manuscripts written in the Welsh preserves a collection of Welsh prose and poetry, notably the tales of the Mabinogion and Gogynfeirdd poetry.

The manuscript derives its name from the colour of. Jesus College University of Oxford Turl Street, Oxford, OX13DW Telephone () Registered charity number: Contact us. An ancient text of huge theological significance was discovered in a University of Oxford library.

At the University of Oxford, two biblical scholars are hard at work investigating ancient fragments of scripture. And one particular find stands out during the course of the academics’ efforts: a piece of text that at first they believe to. The college received its charter on 27 June and is officially known as 'Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation'.

First Quad Jesus College actually replaced an earlier academic hall, known as White Hall, which had been established on the spot since the 13th century and closed in   Lincoln College Library.

Once the 18th Century Church of All Saints, the Lincoln College Library is one of the more striking features about the college itself and possibly of the entire city. Converted and opened for students as a college library inthe church tower itself helps to form the skyline of Oxford’s ‘Dreaming Spires’, though the original spire collapsed in Admission policies vary between libraries; details are available from the individual information pages or web site links next to the name of each library.

Oxford College libraries and other University Libraries not part of the Bodleian Libraries are included in this list; however access to these libraries is restricted, as outlined in the.

T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, bound by W.K. Hall (Natural Sciences, ) and given in Meyricke Library JES LAW (1) A (© Jesus College, Oxford) During the summer vacations of andLawrence embarked on extended journeys of research, first bicycling through France, then walking through Syria and Palestine.

related portals: Arthurian legend, Wales.; sister projects: Wikipedia article, Wikidata item.; The Mabinogion is a collection of prose stories from medieval Welsh manuscripts. They are partly based on early medieval historical events, but may hark back to older iron age traditions.

The following piece by Janet Foot (Celtic Studies, ) is reproduced from the Taylor Institution Library blog with permission from the Bodleian Libraries. In April I was approached by Shu-Ching Naughton, the widow of Dr James (‘Jim’) Naughton and offered his private library of Gaelic books for the Taylor and Jesus College collections.

The Red Book of Hergest, one of the treasures of Jesus College, is now in Oxford once more. It had been on loan to the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth for the exhibition 4 Llyfr/4 Books, which brought together for the first time the manuscripts known as the Four Ancient Books.

The Old Library is mainly a resource for research relating to its holdings. The Quincentenary Library is the College's working library, used by most academic staff and students. Historical records from the time the College was founded, and even of the priory preceding it, are kept in the College .The main buildings of Jesus College, one of the colleges of the University of Oxford, are located in the centre of the city of Oxford, England, between Turl Street, Ship Street, Cornmarket Street, and Market Street.

Jesus College was founded in by Elizabeth I upon the petition of a Welsh clergyman, Hugh Price, who was treasurer of St David's Cathedral. The guidelines for the new edition of the Directory of Rare Books and Special Collections ask libraries to indicate how many printed books they hold from each century.I didn’t know how the Fellows’ Library measured up but I was keen to find out, so I asked the Oxford University cataloguing team to extract the dates of our books from the SOLO catalogue and set my graduate trainee to explore.