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Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward (1816-69)

Second report on the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, October 1861 / B.B. Woodward Oct 1861

RCIN 1127884.b

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MS 5 p.

Bernard Woodward was appointed to the post of Librarian in July 1860 after the death of his predecessor, John Glover. On his appointment, Woodward was encouraged to reform the Royal Library. In this, his second report, written in October 1861, he reports upon the works being carried out, noting the increase of shelf space and the movement of material to new locations within the Library suite.