William Parsons, Chronological Tables of Europe, featured on the Whipple Library Books Blog.
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- Whipple Library news
26 April 2013
Bank holiday opening
The Whipple Library will be open from 10.00am to 4.00pm on both bank holidays this term (Monday 6 & Monday 27 May). We look forward to seeing you!
22 April 2013
Easter Term at the Whipple
Normal term-time borrowing periods apply throughout this term (Open Shelf books overnight for Part IB or two days for Part II; Reserve books from 4pm to 12.30pm next day), and we're open from 9.15am–5.30pm every weekday (N.B. shorter hours on 6 & 27 May for the bank holidays). The Whipple offers a quiet and congenial work space in the centre of town for the coming weeks of revision – all welcome!
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Know thyself: phrenology in the Whipple Library
A selection of books on phrenology from the Whipple Library's collection.