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F for facsimile: T.E. Lawrence’s undergraduate thesis reimagined

The following article by Victoria Stevens appears in the 2017 Jesus College Record. During the many years that I have worked on the conservation of Oxford library collections there have been several objects that stand out in my memory as … Continue reading

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New staff: Oliver Miller

Several college libraries in Oxford take part in the Bodleian’s training scheme for graduates (of any university) intending to become professional librarians. The fifth trainee at Jesus College is Oliver Miller, who wrote the following piece for the Oxford Libraries … Continue reading

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The prayer roll of Margaret of Anjou, she wolf of France

The following article by Christopher Muttukumaru CB appears in the Jesus College Newsletter (issue 27, Trinity Term 2017). In Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Part 3, Margaret of Anjou was described by the Duke of York as the “she wolf of France, … Continue reading

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Supporting students

When I arrived at the Meyricke Library in June 2016, one of my jobs involved returning books to a small subsection of the Lower Library. This consisted at the time of one-and-a-half shelves of books on welfare topics from study … Continue reading

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Treasures of Jesus College from Cirencester

The following article by Andrew Dunning appears in the 2016 Jesus College Record. Among the medieval manuscripts owned by the Jesus College library are fifteen from Cirencester Abbey, a community of Augustinian canons. They are beautiful examples of bookmaking in … Continue reading

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New staff: Harry Wright

Several college libraries in Oxford take part in the Bodleian’s training scheme for graduates (of any university) intending to become professional librarians. The fourth trainee at Jesus College is Harry Wright, who wrote the following piece for the Oxford Libraries … Continue reading

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Organ donation

The completed refurbishment of the organ in Jesus College Chapel provides an opportunity to announce the new John Wellingham Organ Studies Library. John Wellingham is a distinguished organ teacher and organist who taught at Jesus for over 30 years. The College marked his retirement from … Continue reading

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