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    Finding Furlong: insights into the library of a nineteenth century theologian


    O'Dwyer, Mick (2015) Finding Furlong: insights into the library of a nineteenth century theologian. Libfocus.

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    Abstract

    The Russell Library at Maynooth University is home to many unique treasures. In amongst cuneiform tablets from the Babylonian period, incunabula from 1470 onwards, and medieval manuscripts, resides a lesser known collection of significant importance – the Furlong Collection. Comprised of the personal library of the former Bishop of Ferns, Thomas Furlong (1802-75), this collection is a unique treasure of the Russell Library.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Furlong; library; nineteenth century theologian; Russell Library; Maynooth;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 5749
    Depositing User: IR Editor
    Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2015 11:37
    Journal or Publication Title: Libfocus
    Refereed: Yes
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