Francis Jenkinson: Sandars Lecture on Ulrich Zell

Scope and Content

Lecture on Ulrich Zell delivered by F.J.H. Jenkinson as Sandars Reader in Bibliography in Cambridge, 4 December 1908, 52 folios: (fo. 1) text; (fo. 28-44) tables and notes illustrating the lecture. The recto only is written upon, the verso being blank throughout except for fos 13v, 14v, and 15v, on which is written inversely part of what was intended as the text of the lecture but was afterwards erased.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis John Henry Jenkinson (1853-1923), Cambridge University Librarian, 1890-1923; Ulrich Zell (d. c. 1507), printer and publisher of Cologne.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Jenkinson, 1923.


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

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Related Material

Cambridge University Library holds other papers of Francis Jenkinson, MSS.Add.8365, 8398, 8728-8764, 8809, 8981, 8982, and 8984.


The lecture is published in Transactions of the Bibliographical Society (1926-1927), pp. 46-66.


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