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15 May 2020

De Beer Collection

The De Beer Collection comprises books from the library of Sir Gavin de Beer (1899-1972), Professor of Embryology at UCL and Director of the Natural…

15 May 2020

Glaessner Collection

The Glaessner Collection comprises 20th century books, pamphlets and serials from the library of Gert-Joachim Glaessner (1944-), Professor of…

15 May 2020

Cohn Collection

The Cohn Collection comprises books from the library of Ernst Joseph Cohn (1904-76), Visiting Professor of European Laws at King's. The collection…

14 May 2020

Stebbing Collection

TRR Stebbing (1835-1926) was a cleric and gentleman-naturalist chiefly remembered for two major works on the classification of amphipod crustacea, and…

14 May 2020

ISTD Collection

The ISTD Collection comprises books from the library of the Institute for the Study and Treatment of Delinquency, which was part of King’s. The…

14 May 2020

Maurice Collection

The Maurice Collection comprises books from the library of Sir Frederick Barton Maurice (1871-1951), army officer, military historian and educational…

14 May 2020

Hamilton Collection

General Sir Ian Hamilton (1853-1947) was born in Corfu, where his father’s regiment, the 92nd Gordon Highlanders, was stationed. After his mother’s…