Sir Giles Gilbert Scott: Notebook for Cambridge University Library

Scope and Content

Notes, memoranda and sketches, mostly for Cambridge University Library, with occasional notes for other buildings and designs, including Downside School; Clare College; Ampleforth School chapel; Old Swinford church; Liverpool Cathedral; a sketch of (possibly) a tower; Bewdley church, Ribbesford; Falmouth House, St. Albans; and Golder's Green, Preston.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (1880-1960), architect, designed the new Cambridge University Library, 1931-34.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1994.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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