RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoLR/D/2
Extent177 ff.
TitleMEMORANDUM BOOK
Datec.1838-c.1874
DescriptionMemorandum book, used for various purposes by Samuel Roffey Maitland, Lambeth Librarian 1838-48, and later re-used from the other end by Samuel Wayland Kershaw, Lambeth Librarian 1868-1910, for memoranda relating to the Libray from 1869 to c.1874.

ff. 1-20. A dictionary of Latin place names with modern English equivalents. A-C only. In the hand of Samuel Roffey Maitland.
f. 21. Blank.
ff. 22-168. An alphabetical index to owners and persons featuring in manuscripts and early printed books in Lambeth Palace Library. In the hand of the assistant of Samuel Roffey Maitland, Lambeth Librarian 1838-48, with additions and notes in Maitland's hand.
ff. 110-111, 150-177 (re-used from the other end of the book). Memoranda and notes by Samuel Wayland Kershaw, Lambeth Librarian 1868-1910. Included are memoranda on the implementation of a new catalogue using an interleaved copy of the printed Bodleian catalogue, and the re-arrangement of the books with new shelf-marks, 1869; the repair of manuscripts and early printed books 1869-1871; petty cash accounts 1869; list of manuscripts inspected by Archdeacon Hale (Honorary Curator of the Library) with a view to binding; adresses of correspondents to 1874; and a report to Archbishop Tait on work in the Library 1869-70.
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2016
PhysicalDescriptionVellum binding, 225 x 192 mm. Paper leaves watermarked 1829.

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CodeNameDates
GB/109/15457Maitland; Samuel Roffey (1792-1866); clergyman, religious controversialist1792-1866
DS/UK/4243Kershaw; Samuel Wayland (1836-1914); Librarian of Lambeth Palace; antiquary1836-1914
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