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The David Chadd Microfilm Collection

The Pendlebury has received a donation of around a hundred and fifty microfilms of manuscripts, ranging from eleventh-century chant books and sixteenth-century polyphonic fragments to early printed books and modern theses. Since October 2011, I have been steadily cataloguing the … Continue reading

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CD highlights from the Greenwood Collection

You may have already read about the Phillip John Greenwood collection of CDs, donated this year to the Pendlebury Library.  We are now coming to the end of cataloguing the collection, which has added over 500 CD titles to our … Continue reading

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The Phillip John Greenwood collection

We frequently receive donations, and maybe unsurprisingly sometimes we receive offers of CDs. Miraculously, whereas a previous donation had a strong collection focus on jazz (see my post The Julian Andrews Collection) the newly-acquired Phillip John Greenwood Collection comprises almost … Continue reading

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Cracking the code – the return

In my previous post on the complexities of music classmarks,  I looked at the classmarks found on the open shelves of Cambridge University Library. Now for a quick look at the closed shelf classmarks. Many of the “backstage” music classmarks are … Continue reading

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The Julian Andrews Collection

Most libraries receive donations, and some times a donated item goes to a library because it is not needed any more by the owner. At other times, someone dies and leaves a collection of scores, recordings, or books – or … Continue reading

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