The Chapter Library of Canterbury Cathedral
Provenance and history of the collections
This Wiki has been designed by David Shaw to make available data about the history of Canterbury Cathedral Library and particularly a record of the provenance history of its printed books: donors and previous owners in books from the Dean and Chapter's collections from the early seventeenth century onwards.
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There are currently 1,000 pages on the database.
This wiki is a work in progress. Its contents are not fully comprehensive.
It focusses on identifiable provenances in the collections, especially donations to the Library. It is not intended to be a catalogue of the Cathedral's entire holdings.