Peterborough Cathedral Library

Last updated 25th March 2009 
Name of library Peterborough Cathedral Library 
Address c/o Chapter Office, Minster Precincts, Peterborough. PE1 
Telephone 01733 343342 
Fax 01733 552465 
E-mail a.watson@peterborough-cathedral.org.uk 
Website http://www.peterborough-cathdral.org.uk 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Mrs. Catherine Keating, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Researchers in history/theology. Clergy and cathedral staff.
Terms of access By appointment. 
Opening hours By appointment. 
Disabled access Entry via narrow spiral staircase. 
Lending to other libraries & visitors No. Usually not; individual requests would need to be approved by the Cathedral Management Group. 
Number of volumes 4,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 29 
Current Periodicals
Other materials Some mss; photographs, prints, letters, newspaper cuttings. 
Volumes added per year  Varies on year by year basis.
Coverage  
Special Collections  Bishop Blogden Collegion. W.T. Mellows Collection. Townsend-Powell Collection.
Manuscripts Majority of mss held at Cambridge University Library as “The Peterborough Cathedral Library.” 
Research resource  Regional (some more important volumes in Cambridge).
Catalogue Type Card 
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities Photocopying by arrangement. 
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  1
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library