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Opening Hours | Find Us | Access | Contact the Library Trinity College Library is the largest of the Cambridge college libraries with a total book stock of some 300,000 volumes. The modern College Library serves the needs of members…

Library

Trinity College Library is the largest of the Cambridge college libraries with a total book stock of around 300,000 volumes. The modern College Library serves the needs of members of the College, particularly students of undergraduate taught courses. The Library

Trinity in Literature

Trinity College has made a number of appearances in world literature, broadly conceived, and not only from the pens of its own members. Some passages are anthologised below.   Chaucer's lusty proto-Trinitarians And nameliche ther was a greet collegge Men…

Rules and Regulations

Usage: Use of the Reading Room and Lower Library is restricted to members of Trinity College only. Non-members who wish to consult items in Trinity's collections should make an appointment. Members may show guests the Wren Library during the Wren's…

External Links

Other libraries You may use your own Faculty or Department Library, and details of opening times and services can be found in the Cambridge Libraries Directory. All members of the University may use the University Library. If you wish to…

Special Collections

This page gives details of the special collections held by Trinity College Library and where they are catalogued. For the Undergraduate Collections, please see the College Library Collections page. Jump to: Medieval Manuscripts | Early Printed Books | Modern Manuscripts…

Visiting Trinity

Please note that from Monday 19 September until Friday 23 September 2022 the College, including the Backs, will be closed to visitors and members of the public. College Grounds  The Trinity College is an educational institution comprising more than 1,200…

Resources

Jump to: Books and Journals | Borrowing  |eResources | DVDs and CDs | Other Items Books and Journals Trinity is the largest of the Cambridge college libraries. We aim to stock all the books required for Part I undergraduate courses,…

Information for Readers

The Wren Library is generally open to visiting readers at the following times: Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm To make an appointment to consult items from Library’s rare books and manuscript collections please email: wren.library@trin.cam.ac.uk. To make an…

Work on the Crewe Collection

Digitisation, Cataloguing, Blog, Exhibitions Soon after Crewe books arrived at Trinity, the Library's cataloguers and digitisation specialists began working on the Collection, in order to make its treasures available to the general public. Digitisation A few select items of special…

Wren Digital Library

The Wren Digital Library provides access to digitised collections from the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. The founding purpose was to digitise the College’s collection of Western medieval manuscripts catalogued by M. R. James in 1901-3. There are currently over…

Hidden Casanova letter discovered

Giacomo Casanova’s legendary life of adventure is well known from his autobiographical Mémoires. The Venetian writer and traveller charmed his way across eighteenth-century Europe. The discovery of a hitherto unknown letter shows that Casanova was also close to his family and…

College Library

The College Library serves members of Trinity College and aims to stock all the books required for undergraduate courses, as well as a wide range of works for taught postgraduate courses and research students. In this section you will find…

Trinity says farewell to Sub-Librarian

Trinity's Sub-Librarian, Sandy Paul, will retire this week. The Sub-Librarian's post was established in 1773 and Sandy has been in the role for 11 years and has worked at Trinity for 25 years. We caught up with him to hear…

Pittoni Painting returns to the Wren

Pittoni’s imposing oil painting ‘An Allegorical Monument to Sir Isaac Newton’ returned to the Wren Library last month following an absence of over a year during which time it was displayed in the exhibitions at the Grand Palais, Paris and in…

Alumni Benefits

Jump to: Trinity Gift Shop Trinity Connect (formerly TMO) MA Degree Dining Privileges Punting Staying in College Access to University Library for MAs Visiting the College and your Members' Card University Alumni Benefits (external site) Email for Life (external site) Trinity…

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The Crewe Collection

From West Horsley Place to Trinity Library | Work on the Crewe Collection The Crewe Collection consists of over 7,500 books bequeathed by Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe, 1915-2014. Her father, Robert Crewe-Milnes, and grandfather, Richard Monckton Milnes, both studied at Trinity before…

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