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Supporters of the Old Library

AngelThis scheme is open to anyone with an interest in the history and the rare book collections of the Old Library, Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The aim is to help the College look after this unique resource through sponsoring conservation or other future projects.

Since its foundation in 1350, Trinity Hall's library has been supported by generous donors. Our founder, Bishop Bateman, gave the College his manuscripts on canon law, civil law, theology and chapel books. Among subsequent notable donors are the sixteenth-century antiquarian Robert Hare, and several former Masters including William Mowse (1552-53 and 1555-59), Thomas Eden (1626-45) and Sir Nathanael Lloyd (1710-35).

The Old Library's collections continue to be supported by generous donors right up to the present day. With your help we can secure the future of this unique Library and the treasures it contains!


You are invited to join the Supporters of the Old Library scheme by sponsoring one of the following projects:


To become a Supporter of the Old Library please contact the Head of Library Services or Download the Supporters of the Old Library form


Contact the Library:

All enquiries for The Old Library:

The Old Library
e: library@trinhall.cam.ac.uk

Head of Library Services

Jenni Lecky-Thompson
t: +44 1223 332546

Deputy Librarian

Sophie Connor
t: +44 1223 764464

Fellow Archivist & Librarian

Dr William O'Reilly
t: +44 1223 765956

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