Andrew F. Walls Library

Last updated 2nd October 2008 
Name of library  Andrew F. Walls Library
Address 16 North Bank Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2LX 
Telephone  0131 650 8902
Fax 0131 650 7972 
Alternative names  CSCNWW Library (Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World Library)
Contact & Job Title Margaret M. Acton,  
Purpose & main user community of the library  Provision of published and archival sources for the study of Christian mission
Terms of access  Just walk in, but prior notice is appreciated
Opening hours M-F 09.00 – 17.00 
Disabled access Entrance steps at the front door, the library itself is on the ground floor. 
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No
Number of volumes  8,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  3,700 (volumes)
Current Periodicals  200
Other materials  Microfiche, Microfilms, maps, artefacts, mss., photographs, films, lantern slides etc.
Volumes added per year  600
Coverage History and archaeology of mission. African Christianity, Asian Christianity, Primal Religion, Islam, Hinduism.


Special Collections Butler collection on Non-western Christian Art. RBMU archives. Himalayan collection including the UMN archive. Latin Link archive.
Manuscripts  Archives of the United Mission to Nepal, the International Nepal Fellowship, the Regions Beyond Missionary Union, and Latin Link; Smaller collections of missionary letters and papers
Research resource Non-western Christianity; Non-western religions; Mission Studies 
Catalogue Type Computer and Card 
URL of catalogue 
Other facilities  Photocopying, internet access by arrangement.
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  1
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
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