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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: St Catharine's College

Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge. CB2 1RL

Town: Cambridge

Telephone: 01223 338343

Fax: 01223 338340

E-mail: librarian@caths.cam.ac.uk

Website: http://www.caths.cam.ac.uk/library

Alternative names


Mr Colin Higgins

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

Academic library serving the teaching, learning and research of College members.

Terms of access

Reference by prior appointment with librarian

Opening hours

Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:00

Disabled access

None. Books may be brought to ground floor library


To College members only


70,000 (ca. 2,000 theology)

Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals



50 manuscripts; College muniments; 200 DVDs; 1,250 CDs.

Volumes added per year

1,000 (c. 25 theology)


Cambridge Tripos Exams

Special Collections

Bequests of Thomas Sherlock, John Addenbrooke, Thomas Neale, Thomas Jarrett, Henry John Chaytor.


Research resource

Catalogue Type

Computer and card

URL of catalogue


Other facilities


Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 2

Voluntary Staff 2

Future plans


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