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medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture

George FERZOCO wrote:
>
> You're right, John. The University of Cardiff has expressed great
> interest in acquiring the collection, and they would have the
> facilities required for conservation (and use -- let's not forget
> that it's more likely such works would be used in a university than
> in a public library).

Well, nowadays that is true, but in the past the greater civic public 
libraries were the locations for scholarly work - but the rise of the 
universities has killed that off: as well as excluding ordinary people from 
access to scholarship, of course.

John Briggs

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