Interesting provenances

Numerous items in the special collections at St John's bear marks of ownership that indicate their association with notable historical figures. A selection of some of the more interesting provenances is given below. Those names marked with an asterisk are members of St John's.

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).

Monarchs & Nobility

Statesmen & political figures

Theologians & religious figures

Literary figures

Scholars & scientists

Collectors & patrons

Sportsmen & artists



*Attended St John's.