Mattersey Hall Research Centre

Last updated 20th December 2017
Name of library Mattersey Hall Research Centre
Address Mattersey Hall, Retford Road, Mattersey, DN10 5HD
Telephone 01777 817663 ext 24
Alternative names Mattersey Hall Library
Contact & Job Title Dr Anne E Dyer, Research Centre Manager
Purpose & main user community of the library Students in their degrees – BA- Doctorate
Terms of access Student-part of their fees. Local Readers – £30 A YEAR plus £20 if they wish access to the Archives as I have to search for their things; no browsing allowed. Some items are digitised – see
Opening hours 9.00-21.00 Mon-Thurs minus Tues closes 7.30pm. Occasionally opened Friday evening and Saturday but not manned by staff.
Disabled access Lift is available – ground to next floor with ramp between rooms.
Lending to other libraries & visitors On special request. Usually only reference rights.
Number of volumes 16,000 books and up to 40,000 articles.
Periodicals – Back Issues ? over 100 but in donations or ceased publishing
Current Periodicals ? 45 reduction due to online library of validating university accessibility.
Other materials Donald Gee Archives – on request.
Volumes added per year Depends. No set number. Very limited budget.
Coverage Just theological. More on biblical studies than systematic but both available. Mission and Leadership has some focus. Pentecostal studies
Special Collections Donald Gee Research Centre: – not in same building but on same campus, Archives of AOG, Elim, Apostolic movements and others Manuscript. Minutes of PMU, and letters of missions dept. Letters of founders of AOG etc. Info on other Pentecostal and charismatic movements 
Manuscripts Minutes of PMU, and letters of missions dept. Letters of founders of AOG etc. 
Research resource Pentecostal and charismatic movements 
Catalogue Type IS Oxford Heritage Cirqa
URL of catalogue
Other facilities Photocopying, intranet, internet
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  0
Voluntary Staff 4
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