Sep 2019 Visit the unique Archive at Kings College & optional meal.

Thu 19th September 2019 at 5.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Meet at the Porters Lodge 5.30pm. Guests very welcome. Book ASAP with Alan F. (Second Group starts 6.20pm).

Illuminated medieval doc

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Today we have a rare opportunity to see original documents either about College alumni or from the Colleges own history - in the Archive Reading Room with the experts on hand.

This follows on from the talk that Head Archivist Patricia gave to the club recently.  The presentation photos were riveting enough - now see some of the originals in the 'flesh'.

The maximum number will be 2 groups of 15 - so lots of room.

A reasonably priced hot/cold buffet in the Grad pad's (Granta Place, near Scudamores) excellent dining room is suggested - optional on the day (kitchens close 8pm).

Possible choices include :

  • Treaty of Versailles - JMKeynes.
  • Rupert Brooke letters
  • First edition Old Possum TS Elliot
  • Alan Turing papers
  • Sir John Harrison of Flushing Toilet fames
  • Sanger docs
  • Brenner docs
  • Historical College Accounts
  • Medieval illuminated doc

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