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Name of Library: Worcester Cathedral Library

Address: The Chapter Office, 8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA  

Town: Worcester

Telephone: 01905 732922

Fax: 01905 29119

E-mail: davidmorrison@worcestercathedral.org.uk

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

Alternative names

Contact

David Morrison

Job Title

Librarian-Archivist

Purpose and main user community of the library

Academic researchers

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

10.00-13.00, 13.45-16.45

Disabled access

A spiral staircase (46 steps) but we can arrange a room for a disabled user if contacted in

advance, which is ground floor

Lending

No

Not a lending library

Volumes

5,600

Periodicals - Back Issues

3

Current Periodicals

3 (Henry Bradshaw Soc. + 2 local history)

Other

285 medieval mss; 1,200 pamphlets; 400 slides; 1,400 photographs; 118 audio cassettes; 289

maps; 1,000 medieval monastic rolls; archives of cathedral and monastery

Volumes added per year

5

Coverage

Early Church Fathers; monastic sermons and texts; Reformation theology; C17-18 works/

sermons; Laudian divines. Early C19 sermons/works

Special Collections

Bishop Prideaux collection; Bishop Babbington collection; parochial libraries collections for

Feckenham, Bromesgrove and Great Malvern

Manuscript

The mss of the monastery of Worcester, including the Worcester Antiphoner and the Liber

Research resource

The monastery's mss and archives; the post-reformation cathedral's library and archives up to

1840; theology covered includes both foreign and other branches of Christianity

Catalogue Type

Computer, card, printed

URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Photocopying

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff 17

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