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For Salisbury Cathedral Archivist Emily Naish, whose latest Heritage Lottery Fund project is all about bindings and cataloguing rare books, the contents of one Latin textbook (part of the wider col
This blog was written by Library volunteer Ken Smith.
Over the last couple of years we have been working hard towards our goal to have an on-line browse-able catalogue of the library and archive collections: a recent and very exciting piece of news ha
Written by Ken Smith, library and archive volunteer.
The word ‘Communar’ comes from the Medieval Latin word communarius (communa and the suffix arius), which was a term used for an official who administered a common fund
Written by Ken Smith, Cathedral volunteer
Thomas Willis – the father of Neurology?
Seth Ward - The Star Gazing Bishop
As I write this I am sitting in the Library listening to the soothing regular tick of the Library clock which has recently been serviced and started once more. A label inside the case contains the
Amongst its many treasures, Salisbury Cathedral Library has a number of early books on astronomy. These include some by the Danish astronomer and mathematician Tycho Brahe.