Old Library, Queen’s College

Last updated 24th March 2009 
Name of library Old Library, Queens’ College 
Address Queens’ College, Cambridge, CB3 9ET 
Telephone 01223 335549 
Fax 01223 335522 
E-mail librarian@quns.cam.ac.uk 
Website http://www.quns.cam.ac.uk 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Karen Begg,  College Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Serves academic community. 
Terms of access  Open to non-members by appointment only.
Opening hours  Standard office hours. No weekends.
Disabled access  
Lending to other libraries & visitors  None.
Number of volumes  15,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues  20
Current Periodicals  20
Other materials  40 mss.
Volumes added per year 1
Coverage Cambridge University Tripos and Divinity courses over the centuries, supplemented with extensive collections on Methodist and Evangelical Anglican movements. Many rare tracts and sermons. 
Special Collections  Hughes Bequest. Milner Bequest. Thomas Smith Collection.
Manuscripts Most mss. Are C13-15 patristic texts, or unpublished C17?18sermons. Rare text of Wycliffe – De veritate sacrae scripturae, C14-15. 
Research resource  
Catalogue Type Author and classified subject. 
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities All mss. are available on microfilm; photography by arrangement. No photocopying. 
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library