9781472513427

Librarianship and Literature Essays in Honour of Jack Pafford

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    9781472513427

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    1472513428

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-05-08
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

These essays are produced in honour of the seventieth birthday of Dr J. H. Pafford, Goldsmith's Librarian of the University of London from 1945 to 1967, and reflect his interests in librarianship, textual editing and local history.

Author Biography

A.T. Milne is Secretary and Librarian at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, UK.

Table of Contents

Dr J. H. P. Pafford, A. T. Milne (Secretary and Librarian, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, UK)
1 The British Museum in Recent Times: Some Reflections, Sir Frank Francis, K. C. B. (recently Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum, UK)
2 The Education of a Librarian, Raymond Irwin (Emeritus Professor of Library Studies and former Director of the School of Librarianship and Archives, University College London, UK)
3 Library Co-operation in Great Britain, S. P. L. Filon (Librarian of the National Central Library, UK)
4 The Development of British University Libraries, Joseph W. Scott (Librarian of University College London, UK)
5 Problems of a Special Library, The Rev. Roger Thomas (formerly Librarian of Dr Williams’s Library, London, UK)
6 The Growth of Literary Societies, Arthur Brown (Professor of Library Studies and Director of the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London, UK)
7 The Editor and the Literary Text: Requirements and Opportunities, Harold F. Brooks (Reader in English, Birkbeck College, London, UK)
8 Some Leaves from a Thirteenth-Century Illuminated Manuscript in the University of London Library, Francis Wormald (President of the Society of Antiquaries of London, Emeritus Professor of History, University of London, and former Director of the Institute of Historical Research, UK)
9 A Bibliography of J. H. P. Pafford, Joan Harries (Deputy Librarian, University of London Library, UK) and R. W. Pound (Deputy Librarian, King’s College London, UK)

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