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Gordon Duff Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 733

The Library Syndicate give notice that candidates for the Gordon Duff Prize or Prizes, for an essay on any one of the following subjects, namely bibliography, palaeography, typography, book-binding, book-illustration, or the science of books and manuscripts and the arts relating thereto, must submit the proposed subjects of their essays to the Registrary so as to reach him not later than the last day of the Michaelmas Term, i.e. 19 December each year. The Registrary will inform candidates in due course whether their proposed subjects are approved.

The Prize, which will be of the value of £300, is open to all members of the University.

Essays, which must not exceed 10,000 words in length, must be printed or typewritten and must be sent to the Registrary so as to reach him not later than the last day of the Lent Term each year, i.e. usually 25 March (24 March in a Leap Year).

The prize-winner shall ensure that a printed or typewritten copy of his or her essay is deposited in the University Library, and shall not receive the prize-money until this has been done.

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.


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Cambridge University Reporter Special, 9 November 2000
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