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The Chapter Library of Canterbury Cathedral

Provenance and history of the collections

 

Exploring the database

Note: only includes books which have a record of provenance.
Only a small number of books have been tagged with searchable dates so far.

Cathedral personnel

|| Deans of Canterbury (13) || Archbishops of Canterbury (10) || Archdeacons of Canterbury (7) || Archdeacons of Maidstone (2) ||

|| Canons of Canterbury (41) || Stall I || Stall II || Stall IV || Stall V || Stall VI || Stall VII || Stall VIII || Stall IX || Stall XI || Stall XII ||

|| Honorary Canons of Canterbury (8) || Cathedral officers (3) || Six Preachers (13) || Minor Canons (6) || Cathedral librarians (20) || Cathedral lessees (5) ||

Other people

|| Anglican clergy (112) || Kentish incumbents (61) || Continental clergy (7) || Continental religious houses (21) ||

|| Canterbury residents (14) || Academics (35) || Booksellers (4) || Americana (6) || Scientists (3) ||

|| Oxford University || Cambridge University || Lambeth Palace Library

Library categories

|| Donors (95) || Other provenances (150) || Presentation copies (26) || Subscription copies (17) || Canons who were donors to the Library ||

|| List of authors || List of places of publication || List of dates of publication || List of donors by date ||

|| Shelfmarks of books recorded (450) || Catalogues (31) || Evidence of purchase (50) || Dates of acquisition ||

|| Armorial bindings (14) || Other bindings (9) || Armorial bookplates (33) || Manuscripts (4) ||

|| Books published in the years around 1500 || 1550 || 1600 || 1650 || 1700 || 1750 || 1800 || 1850 || 1900 ||

|| Donors in the years around 1600 || 1650 || 1700 || 1750 || 1800 || 1850 || 1900 || 1950 ||

General categories

|| All pages || All categories || All previous owners ||

Number of pages : 886

Provenance – donors, previous owners, etc.

History of the Chapter Library and its collections

Other Canterbury Libraries

Sources for names