cataloguing

Photograph of antiquarian books on shelves
A year and three lockdowns into the pandemic and our old way of working has fractured, the ‘new normal’ has become the merely normal.  Working from home means we have had to find new things to do, or new ways of doing old things.  In this blog post I reflect on my experience of writing about rare books using only some rather unprofessional pictures on my phone camera, and a lot of good internet resources.Last month I wrote a blog post about two books in the Jesuit Antiquarian Book...
One of the Archives’ most recent cataloguing projects is the fascinating collection of personal papers of Fr Thomas Corbishley SJ (1903-1976), Master of Campion Hall and later Superior at Farm Street. Since the personal papers of a deceased member of the British Province of the Society of Jesus are subject to a standard closure period of 40 years from the date of his death, as we steadily work towards producing a full catalogue of the Jesuits in Britain Archives, many of our cataloguing...