Names of former owners
The Mendham Collection, on deposit by the Law Society at Canterbury Cathedral Library, comprises Catholic and anti-Catholic literature including manuscripts and printed books ranging from the 15th to the 19th centuries.
The 1,148 provenance names for the books in the Mendham Collection are linked to the full bibliographical records on the OPAC at the University of Kent at Canterbury at http://catalogue.kent.ac.uk/
Select one of the pages in the alphabetic listing below and click on a name.
To view the provenance and other copy-specific details of a selected record in the OPAC, click on the “Detailed record
These name records have been added to the provenance index in the CERL Thesaurus
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Questions about access to the books should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
It should be noted that the Law Society has withdrawn some of the books deposited at Canterbury Cathedral and sold them at an auction sale at Sotheby's, London, in June 2013.
A printed catalogue of the Mendham Collection has been published:
Catalogue of the Law Society's Mendham Collection, lent to the University of Kent at Canterbury and housed in Canterbury Cathedral Library
. Completed and edited by Sheila Hingley and David Shaw from the catalogue of Helen Carron and others. The Law Society, London, 1994. cliv, 500p.
Copies can be obtained from the Cathedral Library, Canterbury
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