RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 1973, ff.81-164
TitleLambeth Palace and Library.
DescriptionExtract from 'The Mirror' describing Lambeth Palace, 5 February 1825 (ff. 81-82v); financial accounts, 1868-70, 1872-4, 1876, 1897 (ff. 83-101); two papers of regulations for the use of the library, approved by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners in 1869 and 1880 (printed) (ff, 102-103v); notes by Samuel Wayland Kershaw, Lambeth Librarian, on the chapel, library, and Lollards Tower at Lambeth Palace, 1893 (ff. 104-29); letter from Sir Henry Longley, son of Archbishop Longley, to Archbishop Benson, 31 July 1893, about coloured glass in the Guard Room (f. 130); letter from Archbishop Benson to [Ewan] Christian, architect, 10 February 1894, about the cost of dilapidations at Lambeth, with receipted accounts for repairs completed (ff. 132-42); letter from Samuel Wayland Kershaw to Archbishop Benson, 6 December 1895, concerning the appointment of Honorary Librarians of Lambeth Palace Library (f. 143), and also a further memorandum on the same (ff. 147-51); letter from the Revd. William Archibald Scott Robertson, Honorary Canon of Canterbury, to --- Phillips, 21 February 1896, about public and consecration dinners at Lambeth Palace (f. 152); letter from the same to Archbishop Benson, 6 March 1896, about portraits of the Eden family at Lambeth Palace (f. 154v); notes by Archbishop Benson on a box of relics at Lambeth Palace, n.d. (f. 156); note by the Revd. Claude Jenkins, Lambeth Librarian and Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Oxford (1934), entitled 'considerationes modestae', 20th cent. (f. 157); letter from Strickland Gibson, bibliographer, to Jenkins, 20 April 1910, referring to Kershaw's 'amusing despotism' (f. 158); letter from Montague Rhodes James, Provost of King's College, Cambridge, to the same, 7 October 1917, on early pressmarks in Lambeth Palace Library (f. 159); binder's account for MS. 209, 1919 (f. 161); letters from George Macmillan of Danby, Yorkshire, to Jenkins, 1923, concerning a memorial in the library to John Richard Green, historian (ff. 162-163 v); letter from Lucy Tait, daughter of Archbishop Tait, to the same, 9 June 1924, about the archbishop's dole to twenty-nine old women (f. 164).

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17Benson; Edward White (1829-1896); Archbishop of Canterbury1829-1896
294Christian; Ewan (1814-1895); architect1814-1895
GB/109/15247Gibson; Strickland (1877-1958); librarian and bibliographer1877-1958
GB/109/9093Green; John Richard (1837-1883); clergyman, historian and Lambeth Librarian1837-1883
DS/UK/4150James; Montague Rhodes (1862-1936); Biblical Scholar, Antiquary, Palaeographer1862-1936
NA2486Jenkins; Claude (1877-1959); Lambeth Librarian1877-1959
DS/UK/4243Kershaw; Samuel Wayland (1836-1914); Librarian of Lambeth Palace; antiquary1836-1914
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428Longley; Sir; Henry (1833-1899); Knight; Chief Charity Commissioner1833-1899
GB/109/15667Robertson; William Archibald Scott (1837-1897); clergyman1837-1897
DS/UK/3422Tait; Lucy Sydney Murray (1856-1938); daughter of Archbishop Tait1856-1938
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