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Papers relating to the Cambridge Medieval History Series

  • Camb. Medieval History
  • Collection
  • 1911–1930 (Mainly dated between 1920 and 1930. A few dating from 1911.)

The papers in this collection relate to the work of C. W. Previté-Orton, J. R. Tanner and Z. N. Brooke, though there is some earlier correspondence relating to J. P. Whitney. Included is correspondence with historians and between the editors. There are also notebooks relating to the work of editorship.

The Cambridge Medieval History

Chemistry papers

  • Chemistry
  • Collection
  • 1874–1898 (Circa)

Lists of chemistry questions; various printed examination papers; papers relating to scholarship examinations in Natural Sciences at St John's and Trinity College.

Various (001918)

Material found in D5 New Court during refurbishment, July 2006

  • D5 New Court
  • Collection
  • 1888–1945 (Circa)

This bundle of material was found behind a fixed cupboard in the alcove to the right of the fireplace in room D5 New Court, and includes items belonging to various occupants of this set. During the First and Second World Wars New Court was occupied by military personnel on training courses (D5 was given over to the RAF between 1941 and 1944), and this explains the presence of First and Second World War ephemera among the papers.

Various (001980)

Liturgical Psalter projects 1975-77, 1993-99.

  • Liturgical Psalter
  • Collection
  • 1975–1999

Letters and papers relating to Liturgical Psalter projects 1975-77, 1993-99, involving Dr Andrew Macintosh, Prof. John Emerton and Prof. David Frost.

Various (002151)

Miscellaneous Papers

  • Miscellaneous
  • Collection
  • 1550–2001

Papers, mainly correspondence, of Johnians on a wide range of subjects.

Various (002205)

Photographic and film collections

  • Photographs
  • Collection
  • 1851–2016

St John's College Library contains photographs of College alumni, buildings and grounds, as well as the photographic collections of a number of College alumni. It also has films of recent College events.

Various (003487)

'St John's College Cambridge: Excellence and Diversity'

  • SJCBook
  • Collection
  • 1940-2006

A collection of letters from members of St John's College Cambridge addressed to David Morphet (BA 1961) in his capacity as editor of the book 'St John’s College Cambridge: Excellence and Diversity' (Published London: Third Millennium, 2007). Many contain reminiscences and anecdotes of St John's and Cambridge and some enclose photographs and items of ephemera.

St John's College, Cambridge

Slavery Abolition Movement

  • Slavery
  • Collection
  • 1772–2008

Material relating to the slavery abolition movement. Includes newspaper cuttings from the nineteenth century; letters and papers used in Parliamentary reports on the slave trade from 1814; accounts of Parliamentary debates and investigations; pamphlets written by Thomas Clarkson, William Wilberforce and other campaigners; pamphlets printed by the Anti Slavery Society in the 1970s; contemporary pamphlets and articles on abolition; material on events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Clarkson's death; contemporary records relating to slave ownership.

Various (003651)