A manuscript transcript of a catalogue of books presented to the library by Edward Nightingale and others. Loose with the volume is a short manuscript catalogue of the parish church library of Swaffham, Norfolk.
Bassingbourn Parish Library: Catalogue
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Bassingbourn Parish Library was founded by Edward Nightingale Esq., of Kneesworth, in 1717, who provided it with furniture and donated books worth fifty pounds.
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Transferred from the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, 17 November 1970.
Other Finding Aids
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
The catalogue was formerly the property of the archaeologist G.H.S. Bushnell (1903-1978).