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Old Library Exhibition: George Mallory: from Student to Mountaineer

Old Library, Magdalene College

Magdalene Old Library will be opening its doors to the public over spring 2020.

The March exhibition will focus on George Mallory: from Student to Mountaineer. An exploration of George Mallory's life from his undergraduate days at Magdalene College (1905-1909) to his final expedition to Everest in 1924.

Distinct from the Pepys Library, the Old Library has housed the historic books of the College in First Court since the fifteenth century, in what was the medieval Prior's residence.

As well as enjoying the historic, book-lined rooms, Visitors will see displays of items from the College's special collections and archives, which are not normally seen in public.

The exhibition is free to attend and all are welcome.

Readers and researchers who wish to consult the collections are asked to contact the Library in advance for an appointment.


Old Library, Magdalene College

Magdalene St, Cambridge CB3 0AG, UK

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