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Name of Library: Woodbrooke College Library

Address: 1046 Bristol Road, Birmingham, B29 6LJ

Town: Birmingham

Telephone: 0121 472 5171

Fax: 0121 472 5173

E-mail: library@woodbrooke.org.uk

Website: http://www.woodbrooke.org.uk

Alternative names

Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre

Contact

Ian C. Jackson

Job Title

Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

To provide resources for students and staff of the college; Quakers of Britain Yearly meeting

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

M-F 09.30-16.30

Disabled access

Wheelchair access available to part of library.

Lending

By special negotiation.

None.

Volumes

45,000 (15,000 Quaker)

Periodicals - Back Issues

35

Current Periodicals

130

Other

200 MS (mainly typescripts); 8000 microfiche of Mirgana records; 50 microfiche of Quaker

records.

Volumes added per year

800 (of which c.150 refer to Quakerism)

Coverage

Quakerism (2nd largest collection in Europe). Peace issues, Feminist theology, Social Justice.

Special Collections

Bevan-Naish Collection (C17-18 Quaker tracts); Powicke collection: Richard Baxter and

Cambridge Platonists.

Manuscript

Typescripts of J Rendel Harris

Research resource

Quakerism (C17 origins); Richard Baxter.

Catalogue Type

Computer / Card

URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Photocopying

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 0.3

Voluntary Staff 0.3

Future plans

Retrospective catalogue conversion underway - estimated substantially completed by end

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