Angus Library

Last updated 12th January 2009 
Name of library Angus Library
Address  Regent’s Park College, Pusey Street, Oxford. OX1 2LB.
Telephone  01865 288 120
Fax  01865 288 121
E-mail  angus.library@regents.ox.ac.uk
Website  http://theangus.rpc.ox.ac.uk/
Alternative names  The Angus Library is one of Regent’s Park College’s three libraries.
Contact & Job Title  Revd. Emma Walsh, College Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Students and research scholars of Baptist history and missionary history.
Terms of access  By appointment only, with references.
Opening hours  M-F 09:30-16:30. Closed for Christmas and Easter and for August and other odd days.
Disabled access  Down a steep narrow staircase in the basement.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No.
Number of volumes 40,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues  200
Current Periodicals  20
Other materials  400 metres of mss., including Baptist Missionary Society Archives, 10,000 pamphlets, 25,000 photographs, 7,000 slides, 1,500 hymn books, 200 microfilms, a few videos, a map chest of missionary maps.
Volumes added per year  50
Coverage  Baptist and nonconformist history and theology.
Special Collections Baptist Missionary Society Archives (on deposit). Baptist Union of Great Britain minute books. Minute books of a number of individual Baptist churches and organisations. Papers and correspondence of prominent Baptists.
Manuscripts  (see above)
Research resource  Baptist history
Catalogue Type  Computer; card.
URL of catalogue  http://solo.ouls.ox.ac.uk
Other facilities  
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  2
Voluntary Staff  2
Changes in next five years affecting the above Continuing cataloguing of 19th and 20th century printed items onto OLIS. 
Anything else about the library  The Angus library contributed to the following RSLP projects and further details can be seen on the relevant websites: 19th Century Pamphlets. Revelation. Mundus. Charting the European Heritage. Mapping Asia.