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320pp; Ills. . 2009
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Marsh’s Library: a mirror on the world
Law, learning and libraries, 1650–1750
Muriel McCarthy & Ann Simmons, editors
In 1707 an act of parliament established Marsh’s Library as ‘a publick library for ever’. This volume contains the papers presented at a conference to commemorate the 1707 act which took place in the library in October 2007. The topics covered were ‘Parliament and Legislation’, ‘Enlightenment and Counter-Enlightenment’ and ‘Collectors and Collections’.
has been Keeper of the library since 1989. The second edition of her book on the library,
Marsh’s Library: all graduates and gentlemen
, was published by Four Courts Press in 2003.
has worked at Marsh’s Library for fifteen years and is Deputy Keeper of the library.
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The Making of Marsh's Library:
Archives and Archivists:
The Vestry Records of the United Parishes of Finglas, St Margaret’s, Artane and the Ward, 1657–1758:
The Proctors' accounts for the parish church of St Werburgh, Dublin, 1481-1627:
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