Thomas Cecil Fitzpatrick: Photographs of Views and Manuscripts in Patmos

Scope and Content

27 'Photographs of views and manuscripts. Patmos', mounted on card: [1-11] Views of Patmos, bay, harbour, monastery, side street, Syra, Leros, main street of Patmos, Church of the Apocalypse, and the library of the Monastery of St. John; [12-13] Eiconostasion in Church of St. Elias, and a fresco of St. Christodoulos, founder of the Monastery of St. John; [14-27] Pages of manuscripts, Codex N of the Gospels (Purpureo-argenteus), Evangelistarium, St. Gregorius Nazianz (dated A.D.941), Origenis Philocalia (10th or 11th century), roll, Liturgy of St. Chrysostom (1260), and Catena on Job.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Cecil Fitzpatrick (1861-1931), Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, 1888-1906, President of Queens' College, Cambridge, 1906-31, and Vice-Chancellor, 1915-17 and 1928-29.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Divinity Faculty Library, 1996.


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

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue.

Custodial History

The photographs were originally 'Presented to the Library of the Divinity Schools by T.C. Fitzpatrick, B.A. Christ's College' (Fitzpatrick graduated B.A. in 1885).

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