Monthly Archives: November 2013

Old Cloisters

Most of you will be aware of the project to expand the library in to the Old Cloisters beneath it. Before further steps can be taken there is a certain amount of crucial archaeological investigative work to be carried out. … Continue reading

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Cyril Pearce Harvey Q.C.

Cyril Pearce Harvey Q.C. (1900-1968) The library recently acquired a pencil and charcoal portrait of Cyril Pearce Harvey who read law at BNC. The portrait, dated 1923, is by a friend of his, an American Rhodes Scholar named Hank Newton, … Continue reading

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The Old Cloisters – Expanding and Improving our Library for the Future

Liz Kay, College Librarian It is 14 years since I fell in love with Brasenose College Library and some 335 years earlier that books were first placed in this “new” College Library. These books were chained to the bookcases and … Continue reading

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