It was announced today by the National Archives that Exeter Cathedral’s Library and Archive has retained its prestigious Archive Service Accreditation, first awarded in 2014.
Members of the public have only two weeks to visit a special exhibition at The Museum of Somerset in Taunton before key artefacts are returned to Exeter Cathedral.
Riddles and runes go together, at least in some of those found in the medieval codex known as the Exeter Book of Old English poetry (Exeter Cathedral Library MS 3501).
Richard Fahey (University of Notre Dame, IN, USA)
All this week (6-10 February 2017) libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions around the world are sharing free colouring sheets and books based on materials in their collections. We decided to get involved.
The 3rd February 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Cathedral choir member Frank Reginald Froggatt. The Cathedral Library & Archives remembers Froggatt and his fellow members of the choir who saw active service in the First World War.
A unique document from the age of William the Conqueror is on display at The Museum of Somerset in Taunton during February and March.
"Sir Richard Blackmore (1654–1729): A good physician and a mediocre poet"
Our friends in the US are marking #NationalRumDay on 16th August. We're been busy looking in the Library and Archive for rum-themed inspiration.
The Exeter Book, one of Exeter Cathedral’s greatest treasures, has been granted UNESCO Memory of the World status, signalling its ‘outstanding significance’ to British and world history.
The award will be presented on 21st June at the Senedd, the National Assembly building for Wales, in Cardiff.
A Forensic and Historical Investigation of Fingerprints on Medieval Seals.