Works of the Camden Society
Location: icrofiche Cabinet 20, Drawer 7
The Camden Society Publications (cataloged in Truman’s Library Catalog under the series title “Works of the Camden Society” ) are a miscellaneous collection of British historical and antiquarian information. Some items go back as far as 1400. Some examples of materials include: “Historie of the Arrivall of Edward IV in England and the Finall Recouerye of his Kingdomes from Henry VI”; “Alliterative poem on the deposition of King Richard II”; “Plumpton Correspondence; a Series of Letters, Chiefly Domestick Written in the Reigns of Edward IV, Richard III, Henry VII, and Henry VIII”; “Moneys Received and Paid for Secret Services of Charles II and James II”
Pickler Memorial Library has the Camden Society Publications, Series 1 and the New (second) Series.
The Camden Society was established in 1838 in London for the purpose of publishing historical and antiquarian information. It existed until 1897 when it was incorporated into the Royal Historical Society.
How to search the collection
All of the Works of the Camden Society are cataloged in Truman’s Library Catalog and can be searched by author, title, series, keyword or subject. The Library Catalog record gives the location as Microfiche Cabinet 20, Drawer 7 as well as the microfiche series number you will need. There is a photocopied guide on top of Cabinet 20.. The guide arranges the publications according to the microfiche series number. Two other lists are also included – one arranged alphabetically by author and one arranged alphabetically by title.
Camden Society Publications, Series 1 and New Second Series. Photocopied guide located on top of Microfiche Cabinet 20.
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Time Period: 15th Century 16th Century 17th Century 18th Century 19th Century
Subject keywords: Great Britain - History, Literature