Bequests and donations
While many items in the Library's special collections were bequeathed or donated by Masters, Fellows and members of St John's, bequests and donations have also been received from others wishing to support the College and its educational aims. Details of some of the more significant or substantial gifts are included in the chronological index below.
If you would like to see any of the early printed books or manuscripts mentioned in the index, please contact the Special Collections Librarian (tel. 01223-339393).
John Fisher (1513)
Mildred Cecil, Lady Burghley (1581)
William Crashaw & Henry Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton (1626)
William Platt (1637)