RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoLR/F
Extent58 files
Date1612-20th century
DescriptionCatalogues of the collections of Lambeth Palace Library. The catalogues are historic and no longer current.
RelatedMaterialA number of historic catalogues and indexes of Lambeth Palace Library are also found in the manuscripts series.

A further catalogue is shelved with printed books:
Bodleian Library, Oxford, 'Catalogus impressorum librorum Bibliothecae Bodlejanae in academia Oxoniensi : Cura & opera Thomae Hyde. ..' 2 vols. (Oxford, 1674). Shelf mark Z921.O9B6 [*]
This copy is interleaved and annotated, serving from 1696 as a catalogue of the books in Lambeth Palace Library.
The annotations are mainly in the hands of Edmund Gibson, Lambeth Librarian from 1696, and David Wilkins, Lambeth Librarian to at least 1720. Also present, on the front pastedown, are records of loans from the Library 1696-1710.
On Midsummer Day 1696, Edmund Gibson wrote to Thomas Tanner:
'The books in the Library are exceedingly dusty and very much misplac'd : there's noe finding any, til I have got the titles entered in Doctor Hyde's catalogue, with the numbers as they stand here. Under the hard labour of settling it I have this comfort, that it gives me a complete knowledge of the Library and that my pains about it will (I hope) one time or another be an ease to Mr. Tanner, to whom (whenever I am call'd from my present station) I would more heartily deliver the key than to any man living' (Bodleian Library, MS. Tanner 24, f. 115).

See also LPL MS Facsimile 5-9 for copies of manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to Lambeth Palace Library.
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