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Gordon Duff Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2008, pp. 716 and 766

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 £500, is open to all members of the University.

Essays, which must not exceed 10,000 words in length, must be sent in hard-copy form to the Registrary (addressed to the Awards Clerk), The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TN 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).

A copy of the prize-winning essay will be deposited in the University Library.

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2008, p. 716), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.


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Cambridge University Reporter 07 November 2008
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