Charles Edward Sayle: Watermarks

Scope and Content

A collection of watermarks compiled by Charles Sayle.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Edward Sayle (1864-1924) was born in Cambridge on 6 December 1864. He entered New College, Oxford, in 1883 (B.A., 1887; M.A., 1890), and St John's College, Cambridge in 1890. He joined the staff of the University Library in 1893, and was assistant librarian, 1910-1924. He died on 4 July 1924.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

From the Library Collection.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Sayle in J.A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, Part II, Vol. V (Cambridge University Press, 1953), p. 431.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.