Brynmor Jones Library

Last updated 24th March 2009 
Name of library  Brynmor Jones Library
Address  University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RX
Telephone  01482 466581
Fax  01482 466205
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Contact & Job Title  Sue Geale, Head of Communications, Planning and Standards
Purpose & main user community of the library  Serves members of the University
Terms of access  Access by prior arrangement (contact Head of Library Services of University Archivist). Regular users can apply for Associate Reader ticket (£10 p.a. non-borrowing, £50 p.a.
Opening hours  Main library: Term: M-Th 09.00-22.00, F 09.00-17.30, Sa 09.00-21.00, Su 13.00-21.00. Vacation: M-F 09.00-17.30, Sa 09.00-13.00 (Closed Sa. in August). Archives M-Th 09.00-17.00
Disabled access  Level access not available to some areas e.g. archives reading room
Lending to other libraries & visitors  ILL available. Personal lending to holders of Associate Reader (borrowing) tickets
Number of volumes  31,000
Periodicals - Back Issues  250
Current Periodicals  70
Other materials  Mss - see below
Volumes added per year  120
Coverage  Needs of undergraduates, research students and staff. Christian religion and theology, Islam (especially in S.E. Asia), Indian religions
Special Collections  Parish libraries of Holy Trinity Hull and St. Mary Lowgate Hull, consisting mainly of C17-18 theological works
Manuscripts  Monastic records of Bridlington Priory, Ellerton Priory, Marrick Priory, Selby Abbey, and miscellaneous other records. Papers of the Barnard, Beaumont, Burton, Chichester, Constable-Maxwell, Dunnington-Jefferson, Hotham, Langdale, Lloyd-Greame, Ogle, Palmes, Pennington, Sykes, Thompson, Wickham-Boynton families, John Blanchard (1760-1827), Carus Vale Collier, William Dealtry (ca. 1746-1834), Thomas Duesbury, Stanley Evans (1912-1965), Fred Fletcher (1915-1993), John Hotham (1733-1795), Peter H. H. Howes (1911-), John Hymers (1803-1887), Stephen Willoughby Lawley (1823-ca. 1901), Cecil Henry Legard (1843-1918), Yarburgh Gamaliel Lloyd-Geame (1813-1890), Kenneth Macmahon (1914-1972), Kevin Joseph McNamara (1934-), Clive Milnes-Coates (1879-1971), Francis Orpen Morris (1810-1893), Conrad le Despenser Roden Noel (1869-1942), James Thomas O’Brien (1792-1874), Harry Parkin (1926-1990, covering Toba Batak), John Peart-Binns, Thomas Preston (1742-1827), Robert Rigby (ca. 1752-1823), Mark Sykes (1711-1783), Mark Sykes (1879-1919, covering Islam, Judaism and Zionism), Patrick Wall (1916-1998), Henry Zouch (ca. 1725-1795), Thomas Zouch (1737-1815), the Anglican Evangelical Group Movement, Crust Todd and Mills (solicitors), East Riding Clergy Charitable Society, East Riding Quaker meetings, Kingston Ecclesiological Society, Matlock Bath Clerical Society, Matlock Bath Clerical Education Society. Various parish records, including Holy Trinity Church, Hull, St. Mary’s Church, Beverley, St. Mary’s Church, Lowgate, Hull.Various Methodist records.
Research resource  As for mss. Printed holdings are of regional significance only
Catalogue Type  Computer
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Full Time Staff  Part of main library
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