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Name of Library: Old Library

Address: Queens' College, Cambridge, CB3 9ET.

Town: Cambridge

Telephone: 01223 335549

Fax: 01223 335522

E-mail: librarian@quns.cam.ac.uk

Website: http://www.quns.cam.ac.uk

Alternative names


Karen Begg

Job Title

College Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Serves academic community.

Terms of access

Open to non-members by appointment only.

Opening hours

Standard office hours. No weekends.

Disabled access





Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals



40 mss.

Volumes added per year



Cambridge University Tripos and Divinity courses over the centuries, supplemented with

extensive collections on Methodist and Evangelical Anglican movements. Many rare tracts

and sermons.

Special Collections

Hughes Bequest. Milner Bequest. Thomas Smith Collection.


Most mss. Are C13-15 patristic texts, or unpublished C17?18sermons. Rare text of Wycliffe -

De veritate sacrae scripturae, C14-15.

Research resource

Catalogue Type

Author and classified subject.

URL of catalogue

Other facilities

All mss. are available on microfilm; photography by arrangement. No photocopying.

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff

Future plans


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