Bristol Baptist College Library

Last updated 10th July 2007 
Name of library  Bristol Baptist College Library
Address  The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3NJ
Telephone  0117 9467050
Fax  0117 9467787
Alternative names  Bristol Centre for Youth Ministry
Contact & Job Title  Mike Brealey, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Training for Baptist Ministry; Christian Youth Ministry; Post Graduates and Staff Research.
Terms of access  By appointment
Opening hours  By appointment
Disabled access  Disabled access access and lift to second floor.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. Written application to Principal.
Number of volumes  20,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  45
Current Periodicals  50
Other materials  Microfilms, videos, CDs
Volumes added per year  700
Coverage  C20 Theology, Church History; Sociology and Mission; Late C18 and early C19 Theology; Baptist History and principles; Youth Work (Christain and secular)
Special Collections  Early Hymn Books, Early English Bibles
Manuscripts  Mss of early founders and principals of the college: Andrew Fuller, Andrew Gifford, Robert Hall, John Ryland. John Newton letters, William Carey letters, John Noble 1660-1730
Research resource  Baptist principles; Baptist History in Bristol, Alumni File.
Catalogue Type  Computer / Card
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Other facilities  Photocopying
Full Time Staff  2
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
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