Christ's College Old Library Archives
The Old Library, which is an extension by G.F. Bodley of the original sixteenth century College Library, contains material given by benefactors throughout the College's history. Major collections include: papers of Charles Stuart Calverley (1831-1884), poet; Charles Darwin (1809-1882), naturalist; Douglas Rayner Hartree (1897-1958), mathematical physicist; John Stevens Henslow (1796-1861), botanist; Henry More (1614-1687), theologian; William Henry Denham Rouse (1863-1950), classical scholar; Charles Lesingham Smith (1806-1878), mathematician; David Stanbury (1933-1997); D.H.W. Dickson (1924-) It is the College's policy to collect and preserve material concerned with all aspects of the history of the College.
Typescript indexes are held in the Library office. Work began in 2006 to enter the Library's archive collections onto Janus. Early statutes of Christ's College, H. Rackham, (Cambridge: H. Rackham, 1927) ; Biographical register of Christ's College 1505-1905, and of the earlier foundation, God's House 1448-1505, Vols 1-2, John Peile, (Cambridge: University Press, 1910) ; Christ's: a Cambridge college over five centuries, ed. David Reynolds, (London: Macmillan, 2005) ; Christ's College, John Peile (London: F.E. Robinson and Co., 1900) ; Christ's College in former days: being articles reprinted from the College Magazine, ed. By H. Rackham, (Cambridge: University Press, 1939) ; The early history of Christ's College Cambridge, derived from contemporary documents, A.H. Lloyd, (Cambridge: University Press, 1934) ; Christ's College Magazine, Vol. 1, (1886) onwards.
Information about the history of the College can be found at www.christs.cam.ac.uk/info/history.html
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||Papers of W.H.D. Rouse.
Christ's College. Creator: Rouse, William H.D, 1863-1950,scholar and classicist.
Christ's College. Creator: Stanbury, David (1933-1997).
90 boxes, 1 portfolio; photograph, paper, video tape.