Category Archives: The Bodleian

Now available in Oxford: The Grand Tour

I am pleased to report that Oxford researchers now have access to The Grand Tour (Adam Matthew Digital). Use your SSO for remote access. As thousands of British tourists are currently enjoying their holidays in Europe, no doubt Facebooking and … Continue reading

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Looking beyond letterpress in 18th-century texts: The Lyell Lectures, 2015

Professor Michael F. Suarez, S.J., will deliver the Lyell Lectures in Weeks 1-3 of Trinity Term. These annual lectures explore aspects of book history and bibliography. This year, under the title ‘The Reach of Bibliography,’ Professor Suarez introduces six extraordinary histories of … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: 18th-century watercolours and print, Bodleian Fellows Seminar

Two Visiting Scholars at the Bodleian, Richard Mulholland and Michael Suarez, will speak about their current research tonight, Thursday, Feb. 26. These short talks will start at 5:15 in the Visiting Scholars’ Centre, on Level 2 of the Weston Library, … Continue reading

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Bodleian Fellows Symposium: research in progress

On Thursday, 27 Nov., Resident Fellows will talk about their research in the archives, rare books and manuscripts collections of the Bodleian Libraries, 5:15 – 6:30 pm, Thursday 27 November. Come to hear them and find out more about the Visiting … Continue reading

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“The Future of Editing” – A Bodleian Digital Seminar Series

All seminars will be held at 12.00, in the Access Grid Room, Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3QG. They are free and open to all. A sandwich lunch will be provided after each seminar. Professor Ian Gadd, Bath … Continue reading

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TODAY (reminder) – The Book of Fame: Georgian and Romantic celebrity culture in the Bodleian Library Special Collections

Tuesday 18 March, 2.00 Lecture Room, Pitt Rivers Museum Georgian and Romantic celebrity culture was fundamentally connected with the consumption and collection of material objects. From intimate and personal items such as locks of hair, manuscript letters and baby toys; … Continue reading

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