Charles Kingsley Collection|
McMaster University, Mills Memorial Library
Kingsley, Charles; English literature
The collection was established in 1975. A collection of works acquired from a bookseller has since been added.
The collection includes many editions of most of Kingsley's works in the fields of literature and theology. Unique items include a small group of manuscripts and one or two rarities. The chronological emphasis is ca 1848-1900. Items are acquired, when available, from antiquarian booksellers.
125 monographs; a small group of manuscripts.
The collection is catalogued in the library's online catalogue. LC subject headings and classification are used. The holdings are recorded in OCLC.
The collection is in a special collections area which is open to the public. For further information about the collection visit: http://library.lib.mcmaster.ca/cat-coll/coll/policies/rc.htm. For information about access to the collection visit: http://library.lib.mcmaster.ca/archives/readyweb.htm.
Interlibrary Loan: Only to selected libraries on IUTS.
Reprography: Photocopying is done by the staff.
Reference Assistance: Yes.
Publications Describing Collection
Library research news. -- Vol. II (i.e. vol. 11), no. 1 (1987). -- [Hamilton, Ont.] : McMaster University Library Press, 1987.