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Papers of Neil R. Ker relating to St. Paul's Cathedral and Salisbury Cathedral manuscripts, 1950-1980 and n.d. [c.1940-1980]

MS. 21050/57
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Folder 1: 'St. Paul's Cathedral', including transcripts of

  1. a list of 126 books bequeathed by Ralph de Baldock, bishop of London (d.1313)
  2. the catalogue of the new library in 1458, in London, British Library, MS. Cotton Roll xiii. 11
  3. a list of school books bequeathed by the almoner, William Ravenston, to his successors in 1358
  4. a list of books bequeathed by Stephen of Gravesend, bishop of London, 1336

Folder 2: 'St. Paul's Cathedral', including

  1. transcripts of a catalogue of c.1622 by Patrick Young, from a St. Paul's Cathedral manuscript
  2. transcripts of a catalogue of books removed to Sion College in 1647, by Patrick Young, from Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Rawl. D. 888
  3. an account by Ker of Patrick Young's catalogues of materials at St. Paul's Cathedral
  4. 'Concordances of [Patrick] Young's catalogue of manuscripts of St. Paul's Cathedral (c.1622) with the catalogues of 1458 and 1647' (notebook)
  5. notes on manuscripts at St. Paul's Cathedral

Folder 3: 'Salisbury Cathedral', comprising

  1. list of 'Salisbury Cathedral Library, Printed Books with pastedowns, endpapers, etc. from manuscripts and printed books', noted by Ker as 'from [Rev.] David Selwyn, August 1980', annotated by Ker
  2. notes by Ker on printed books at Salisbury Cathedral, rubbings of bindings, and two plans of the layout of the library, one in Ker's hand
  3. notes by Ker, and images, relating to fragments of Salisbury Cathedral books rebound by the Salisbury bookbinder, H. Bailey


  • Creation: 1950-1980 and n.d. [c.1940-1980]


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 21050/57

Former reference:

Ker Papers Box 21

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom