'Libraries in Leeds: a Historical Survey 1152 - c.1939'


On 15 January 2020 the Society, in conjunction with the Leeds Library, arranged a launch for its latest publication, 'Libraries in Leeds: a Historical Survey 1152 - c.1939' by Peter Morrish, formerly librarian of the University of Leeds Special Collections and a former President of the Society. Some 60 people attended, including librarians from other institutions. The event featured an exhibition of items from Ralph Thoresby's own library which are in the Society's possession. Chris Hindle spoke about the book and Prof. Peter Meredith introduced the exhibition.

Libraries in Leeds launch


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