Acquisition of the Honresfield Library en bloc for a consortium of British libraries

“The biggest biblio-news of the week is the acquisition of the Honresfield Library en bloc for a consortium of British libraries. The £15 million purchase price was funded by grants and donations, with half the cost given by Sir Leonard Blavatnik. More from Charlotte Higgins for the Guardian and from the BBC.” http://philobiblos.blogspot.com/2021/12/links-auctions_18.html See also … „Acquisition of the Honresfield Library en bloc for a consortium of British libraries“ weiterlesen

Friends of the National Libraries launch effort to raise £15m to buy the Honresfield library

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/jun/17/uk-libraries-and-museums-unite-to-save-astonishing-lost-library-from-private-buyers “From the British Library to the Brontë Parsonage Museum, a consortium of libraries and museums have come together in an “unprecedented” effort to raise £15m and save an “astonishingly important” set of literary manuscripts for the nation. The plans were formed after the announcement last month that the “lost” Honresfield library was to be … „Friends of the National Libraries launch effort to raise £15m to buy the Honresfield library“ weiterlesen

Honresfield Library: Brontë Society calls to save rare manuscripts and artefacts from auction

https://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/news/2021/06/bronte-society-calls-to-save-rare-manuscripts-and-artefacts-from-auction/# “News that the Honresfield Library will be sold at Sotheby’s across three auctions (see the introduction to the first part, scheduled to be sold in July) prompted much coverage: see Alison Flood’s piece in the Guardian and Jennifer Schuessler’s in the NYT. A followup piece by Alison Flood for the Guardian reports on the … „Honresfield Library: Brontë Society calls to save rare manuscripts and artefacts from auction“ weiterlesen

Rückblick 2021: Kulturgut in Archivalia

Zum Thema Kulturgut wurden 2021 in Archivalia gut 130 Beiträge geschrieben. Kulturgutverluste I: Klosterbibliotheken Das Berichtsjahr 2021 begann mit einem Paukenschlag: Kulturgutfrevel: Der Franziskanerorden hat die rund 150.000 Bände umfassende Fuldaer Klosterbibliothek an ein Antiquariat verscherbelt Der Beitrag steht mit 2545 Aufrufen auf Platz 5 der Top-10-Archivalia-Statistik für 2021. Weitere Meldungen zur Causa Franziskanerbibliothek auf … „Rückblick 2021: Kulturgut in Archivalia“ weiterlesen

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