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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: Chapter Library

Address: The Vicars' Hall Undercroft, The Cloisters, Windsor Castle,

Windsor, Berks SL4 1NJ

Town: Windsor

Telephone: 01753 848725

Fax: 01753 848763

E-mail: archives@stgeorges-windsor.org

Website: http://www.stgeorges-windsor.org

Alternative names

The Dean and Canons of Windsor


Dr Eileen Scarff

Job Title

Archivist and Chapter Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Mainly serves serious students

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

M-F 09.30-16.45

Disabled access

Special Collections disabled access


Will lend to other libraries in exceptional circumstances.

No personal lending facilities


5,728 (early printed books)

Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals


Mss (partial catalogue, J.N. Dalton The MSS of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, 1957);

maps; plans; microfilms of music mss.

Volumes added per year


Theology of kinds purchased and read by the Dean and Canons between 1481 and 1751. Ca

75% of the volumes are theological

Special Collections


Library mss described in Ker "Medieval mss in British Libraries"; archives of the Dean and

Chapter as above; illuminated registers of the Order of the Garter

Research resource

Biblical commentaries; English theology, mainly C17; collecting policies and growth of the

library C15-17

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Photocopying, microfilming, www access, on-line services

Full Time Staff 2 (archivists)

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff 1

Future plans


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