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Cambridge Libraries

Address: Magdalene Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AG
Telephone: (3)32125 (College Library)
  (3)32115 (Pepys Library)
  (3)32151 (Old Library)
Email: (College Library) (Pepys Library and Special Collections)
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Staff: College (Fellow) Librarian: Dr Marcus Waithe, M.A., Ph.D. (On Sabbatical until Easter Term 2020/21), Dr M.E.J. Hughes, M.A., Ph.D. ( (Michaelmas and Lent Term 2020/21)
Deputy Librarian (College Library): Mr Tom Sykes, B.A., M.A.
Pepys Librarian and Keeper of the Old Library: Dr M.E.J. Hughes, M.A., Ph.D. (
Deputy Librarian (Pepys Library and Special Collections): Catherine Sutherland, MA (Cantab) MSc.
Libraries Assistant: Eleanor Swire, MSt.
Archivist Emeritus: Dr R. Hyam, Litt.D.
College Archivist: Dr. Matilda Watson
Admits: Current college members.
Stock: c.27,000 books and journals.
Special collections: The Pepys Library (of 3,000 volumes) is a splendid enrichment of the College by one of its most notable sons. Samuel Pepys (1651) became Secretary to the Admiralty for many years, and President of the Royal Society. Please refer to the website regarding current opening hours for the general public and researchers. Separate from the Pepys Library is the Old Library, which comprises of c. 6000 rare books and manuscripts. It also houses the college archive. Material from the Old Library can be consulted by request in the Pepys Library.
Services: General enquiries, colour printing, photocopying and scanning.
Opening hours: Term: Mon-Sun open all hours

Vacation: Mon-Sun open all hours

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Publications: Hughes M.E.J. : The Pepys Library : and the historic collections of Magdalene College, Cambridge. London : Scala Latham R. (General Editor) : Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Cambridge : D.S. Brewer

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