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Name of Library: Dr Williams's Library

Address: 14 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AR

Town: London

Telephone: 020 7387 3727

Fax:

E-mail: enquiries@dwlib.co.uk

Website: http://www.dwlib.co.uk/

Alternative names

Dr Williams's Trust

Contact

Dr David Wykes

Job Title

Director

Purpose and main user community of the library

Any interested persons

Terms of access

Just walk in (entryphone) Some form of identification (e.g. driving licence) required.

Appointments reqd for manuscript use.

Opening hours

M,W,F 10.00-17.00; Tu & Th 10.00-18.30

Disabled access

No wheelchair access; lots of stairs

Lending

Lending to members (subscription fee currently £30pa).

ILL requests: reciprocal arrangement with THUGCAT members.

Volumes

c250,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

c150

Current Periodicals

80

Other

Manuscript collection; microfilms

Volumes added per year

c1,000

Coverage

All aspects with an emphasis on Protestant non-conformity

Special Collections

17th Century French Protestant theology collection; Theophilus Lindsey's Collection; Joseph

Priestley Collection; Christopher Walton's Theosophical Library; Norman H Baynes Byzantine

Library, GH Lewes & George Eliot Library; New College, London Library

Manuscript

Roger Morrice mss.; Minutes of the Westminster Assembly; Richard Baxter's letter, diaries,

etc; George Herbert mss. Poems New College, London archive

Research resource

English Protestant Non-conformity

Catalogue Type

Computer; card

URL of catalogue
  http://dwlib.cirqahosting.com/

Other facilities

Photocopying

Full Time Staff 2

Part Time Staff 4

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

Introduction of new manuscript and rare book regulations

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