Medieval and Renaissance Lost Libraries

Library & Information History Group Annual Conference Programme

Saturday 12 July 2014 – 10am to 5pm
Bedford Room, Senate House, London, WC1E 7HU

10.00 Registration


Blomefylde’s Forgotten Library: Textual Transformations and Early English DramaDanielle Magnusson

The Reconstruction of George Owen of Henllys’s LibraryJulie Mathias

The Afterlife of Some Lost Early Seventeenth Century Medical LibrariesAlison Walker

11.30 Refreshments

11.45 – Keynote Address

New Projects for Old Books: Reconstructing Libraries in the Digital AgeDr. Raphaële Mouren


Matthew Parker’s Library at Corpus Christi College, CambridgeSteven Archer

The Conundrum of Lord Conway’s ‘Lost’ LibraryBrenda Collins

13.15 Lunch


The Libraries of the Neapolitans Suppressed MonasteriesCiro Romano

Flodoard’s Ghost: Phantom Books and the History of ArtAlison Locke Perchuk

Lost Libraries in West Tuscany. The Case Study of Pisa and VolterraAndrea Puglia

15.30 Refreshments


The Dispersion and Virtual Reconstruction of Mazarin’s LibraryDelphine Mercuzot

The Lost French Royal Medieval Library. The Louvre Collection in the Hundred Year's WarVanina Madeleine Kopp

Lost Medieval and Renaissance Libraries of TransylvaniaAdrian Papahagi

17.00 Closing remarks