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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.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued in the library's online catalogue. LC subject headings and classification are used. The holdings are recorded in OCLC.

Physical Access
The collection is in a special collections area which is open to the public. For further information about the collection visit: For information about access to the collection visit:

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.