New Church College

Last updated 27th May 2009
Name of library New Church College
Address 25 Radcliffe New Road, Radcliffe, Manchester M26 1LE
Telephone 0161 766 2521
Fax 0161 796 1142
Alternative names  Swedenborg Open Learning Centre; General Conference of the New Church
Contact & Job Title Melanie Bennett, Administrator
Purpose & main user community of the library Resource for students of college and for ministers and members of church organisation.
Terms of access Telephone for appointment
Opening hours M-F 10.00-16.00
Disabled access None
Lending to other libraries & visitors No, but would be willing to consider a request. By arrangement, for short periods on completion of a form to anyone interested.
Number of volumes 5,000
Periodicals – Back Issues 20
Current Periodicals 20
Other materials Videos, tapes, CDs, maps, posters, manuscripts
Volumes added per year 150
Coverage Swedenborg’s works and collaterals, plus general works on philosophy, psychology, the Bible, Christian theology, pastoral care, church history, comparative religion.
Special Collections Swedenborg’s Latin first editions.
Manuscripts  Small mss collection not yet ready for use
Research resource All aspects of Swedenborgian theology.
Catalogue Type Computer, printed lists
URL of catalogue
Other facilities Photocopying, word processing
Full Time Staff 2
Part Time Staff
Voluntary Staff 2
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library