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Cambridge University Digital Library, providing online access to the University Library's unique and distinct collections
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Rachel M. Rowe Aug 19
There is no better place to celebrate than viewing photographs from the Royal Commonwealth Society collections
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Cambridge UL Special Collections Aug 19
This have a peek at our lovely new building, designed by Giles Gilbert Scott, as it looked in 1934. These photos come from one of several fully digitised albums documenting the construction of & move to our new home. See
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CambridgeDigitalLib Aug 14
Isaac Newton's thoughts on "On Educating Youth in the Universities" . He evidently wasn't keen on students who miss lectures!
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Cambridge UL Special Collections Aug 14
A of an Qur'ān probably written in the 3rd or 4th century AH (9th or 10th century CE), containing verses 61-64 from Sura Ṭaha this . It came to us in 1878 & is now digitised
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CambridgeDigitalLib Aug 14
Replying to @Cambridge_Uni
Fortunately these days, coming to study is a lot less daunting! If you're coming to Cambridge check out CamGuides - all the information & digital essentials to help you get stuck straight in!
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CambridgeDigitalLib Aug 14
Isaac Newton's thoughts on "On Educating Youth in the Universities" . He evidently wasn't keen on students who miss lectures!
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Cambridge UL Special Collections Aug 12
Celebrating with these two magnificent beasts from our Sanskrit manuscripts collection.
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CambridgeDigitalLib Aug 6
We've got 99 problems but 's aint one... ...Because we set our Griffin on'em. It keeps a beady lookout from tower!
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Natural History Museum Aug 6
Data portal currently showing 124 results from the zoology collection matching 'Sus scrofa'. (Before anyone else asks.)
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CambridgeDigitalLib Aug 6
Replying to @NHM_London
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Tim Schmalz Aug 6
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CambridgeDigitalLib Aug 3
A bunch of beautiful sea creatures, some more easily identified than others
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Cambridge UL Special Collections Aug 1
Marking the start of with this lovely image of a woman nursing a child from the 13th-century ‘Moore Psalter’, MS Ee.4.24 .
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Rachel M. Rowe Aug 2
Kikuyu villagers drinking home-made beer, 1937 by Kathleen Hannah (CMS 27/11) from RCS Church Missionary Society photograph collection
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Cambridge UL Special Collections Aug 2
For we’ve been exploring the fantastic sea life off the coast of Great Britain ...
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Propylaeum Aug 2
Muy curioso. Se aprecia que, en el margen inferior, sobre el camino de hojas, había una imagen y parece que ha sido borrada. Se le ven las "piernecitas". "Libro de Horas" (s. XIV) MS Dd.4.17
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Cambridge University Library Aug 1
It's today & a chance to share one of THE great cartographic treasures: John Speed's 'Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'. We're lucky to own one of 5 known sets of proof maps from 1611/12. You can see all the UK on our Digital Library:
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Jill Whitelock Aug 1
Having fun exploring Teesdale and the historic North Yorks/Durham border on this early 17th-century map by John Speed. The old forms of names are enchanting: Rumbald Kirk for Romaldkirk, Cudderston for Cotherstone …
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Propylaeum Aug 1
Paso al hombre de las manos de hiedra... Eso sí, no le pidáis que os sujete la bebida en las fiestas 😆 "Libro de horas" (s.XIV) MS Dd.4.17
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Bodleian Digital Library Aug 1
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Our friends at have digitized a colour proof of Speed's atlas, which they shared earlier this week. (There's a map of Gloucestershire, if you'd like to see another of those.)
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