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More than Bacon: Treasures from the Francis Bacon Society Library

<!--end .entry-details --><!--end .entry-header -->The Francis Bacon Society library, deposited at Senate House in 1956, focuses on works concerning Francis Bacon and his putative authorship of the plays of William Shakespeare. Yet unexpected items may be found in collections based around a particular subject, either because the collector considered them relevant for reasons not apparent to the general reader, or “just so”.
5 Feb 2008
Special Collections

Sir Louis Sterling and his Library Fifty Years at the University of London

[IMAGE Sir Louis Sterling] Sir Louis Sterling and his Library Fifty Years at the University of London 8th May – 15th December 2006 On the wall overlooking this exhibition area, to the left as you approach from the entrance to Senate House Library, is a large oil portrait of a gentleman holding a book in his left hand and a cigar in his right. This is Sir Louis Sterling (1879-1958), managing director of the record company EMI and bibliophile.
8 May 2006
Special Collections

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