Dr. Williams’s Library

Last updated  30th January 2011
Name of library Dr Williams’s Library 
Address 14 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AR 
Telephone  020 7387 3727
E-mail enquiries@dwlib.co.uk 
Website http://www.dwlib.co.uk/ 
Alternative names  Dr Williams’s Trust
Contact & Job Title Dr David Wykes, Director
Purpose & main user community of the library  Any interested persons
Terms of access  Just walk in (entryphone) Some form of identification (e.g. driving licence) required. Appointments required for manuscript use.
Opening hours M,W,F 10.00-17.00; Tu & Th 10.00-18.30 
Disabled access  No wheelchair access; lots of stairs
Lending to other libraries & visitors Lending to members (subscription fee currently £30pa). ILL requests: reciprocal arrangement with THUGCAT members. 
Number of volumes  250,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  150
Current Periodicals  80
Other materials  Manuscript collection; microfilms
Volumes added per year  1,000
Coverage  All aspects with an emphasis on Protestant non-conformity
Special Collections 17th Century French Protestant theology collection; Theophilus Lindsey’s Collection; Joseph Priestley Collection; Christopher Walton’s Theosophical Library; Norman H Baynes Byzantine Library, GH Lewes & George Eliot Library; New College, London Library 
Manuscripts  Roger Morrice mss.; Minutes of the Westminster Assembly; Richard Baxter’s letter, diaries, etc; George Herbert mss. Poems New College, London archive
Research resource  English Protestant Non-conformity
Catalogue Type  Computer; card
URL of catalogue  http://dwlib.cirqahosting.com/
Other facilities  
Full Time Staff  2
Part Time Staff  4
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  Introduction of new manuscript and rare book regulations
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