Arthur William Young: Catalogue of Bibles in his Possession

Scope and Content

Catalogue of Bibles in Young's possession, written on 239 blue slips and pasted into the volume, 94 folios. The price, provenance, and date of purchase are generally included. The bibles were donated to the Library with the catalogue in 1933.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur William Young (1852-1936) was born in London on 27 June 1852. He attended Eton, before entering Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1871 (B.A., 1876; M.A., 1884). He was admitted at Lincoln's Inn in 1877, and was called to the Bar in 1890. He died at Daylesford in 1936.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented by Arthur William Young, 1933.


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

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