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us: John Rylands Library



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    • us: Rylands Library
    • us: John Rylands University Library of Manchester. John Rylands Library
    • us: University of Manchester. John Rylands Library
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    • found: Its Handlist of additions to the collection of English manuscripts, 1951.
    • found: John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Bulletin, autumn 1972, surrogate, p. 1 (On the 19th of July 1972 the John Rylands Library and the University Library of Manchester were merged and became one Library with the title The John Rylands University Library of Manchester)
    • found: Its Persian paintings in the John Rylands Library, 1980.
    • found: John Rylands University Library of Manchester Students' guide, 1993: p.5 (John Rylands University Library of Manchester is on two main sites, the Main Library, Burlington Street, and the John Rylands Library (the Library's Special Collections Division, also known as the Deansgate Building) on Deansgate) p.18 (former private John Rylands Library, opened in 1900, now forms the Special Collections Division of the University Library; located on Deansgate)
    • found: SCONUL focus, no. 56 (2012): p.61 (change of name from The John Rylands University Library to The University of Manchester Library, to remove the long-standing confusion with the John Rylands Library, the home of its special collections; the John Rylands Library has been part of the University Library since the 1970s; the University of Manchester Library incorporates the main library, the John Rylands Library, and several other libraries)
    • found: University of Manchester website, viewed 14 Jan. 2014: under Collections policy (in 1972 the formerly independent John Rylands Library merged with the Manchester University Library to form the John Rylands University Library of Manchester (JRULM); in 2004, the JRULM became The John Rylands University Library; the former John Rylands Building now houses the Special Collections Division of the University of Manchester Library, holding a collection of rare books, manuscripts and archives; the John Rylands Library was established as a free public library, and, although it is a part of The University of Manchester, the Library retains its public library status)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 14 Jan. 2014: under John Rylands Library (inaugurated 6 Oct. 1899; opened to the public in 1900; founded by Enriqueta Augustina Rylands in memory of her husband, John Rylands); under University of Manchester Library (formerly The John Rylands University Library; in summer 2012, the Library's name was changed to The University of Manchester Library, with the name The John Rylands Library reverting to being used to designate the historic John Rylands Library on Deansgate, Manchester and which continues to be part of The University of Manchester Library)
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    • [Old catalog heading: John Rylands Library, Manchester]
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    • 1979-08-31: new
    • 2014-01-23: revised
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