Magdalen’s collections include medieval manuscripts, parchment deeds and account rolls, prints, photographs, maps and early printed books in historic bindings. The college belongs to the Oxford Conservation Consortium, a collaborative conservation centre formed by a group of Oxford colleges in 1990, which provides the collections with specialist care to preserve them for current and future use.
Our current project is:
The Conservation and Preservation of Greek Manuscripts at Magdalen College
Previous projects have included:
The Medieval Title Deeds Project
The Conservation of the Daubeny Library
The Chantry Libary:
The Oxford Conservation Consortium supports the Chantry Library, a specialized library collection on conservation, especially book and paper conservation, which includes material on book history, preservation, collection care. Visitors are very welcome, but do email us at email@example.com to book an appointment. The library is normally staffed on Tuesdays from 2-6pm.