Unwrapping the Martin Hall Collection TAGS: | | | | | | This January we began cataloguing work on the MR Collection from New College Library’s Special Collections. This sequence contains much early and rare material, and carries the shelfmark MR because at …Continue reading →

Tackling a Library time capsule : The Longforgan Free Church Ministers Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Regular visitors to New College Library have probably walked past the Longforgan Free Church Ministers Library many times. It sits in custom made glazed bookcases, which are sited on the …Continue reading →

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future TAGS: | | | | | | | A guest post from Finlay West, Funk Projects Cataloguer The recently completed cataloguing of the Dumfries Presbytery Library Collection housed at New College Library, finally allows the volumes to be …Continue reading →

Dumfries Presbytery Library Project at New College Library now complete TAGS: | | | | | We’re pleased to announce that the Dumfries Presbytery Library Cataloguing Project is now complete. This project is one of the Funk Cataloguing Projects at New College Library.   This is a collection …Continue reading →

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Chinese calligraphy on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | | On display in the New College Library entrance this week is the  beautiful Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting (Inglis 23). This is a classic treatise of calligraphic art on …Continue reading →

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Looking at the Acta Sanctorum – Life of St Cuthbert TAGS: | | | | | | | | | We welcomed University of Edinburgh MSc Medieval History students today for a tour of New College Library and the chance to see one of the texts they were studying, the …Continue reading →

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New College Library Rare Books feature in Divinity Inaugural Lecture TAGS: | | | | | | Today Professor Susan Hardman Moore, Professor of Early Modern Religion, will deliver her inaugural lecture entitled ‘Time’ at 2pm. Professor Hardman-Moore’s lecture features a number of seventeenth century rare books from …Continue reading →

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New College Library Edinburgh rare books to be added to Early English Books Online #EEBO TAGS: | | | | | Photographers are occupying my office again today  for digital photography of a number of rare books from New College Library’s collections, to be loaded onto Early English Books Online (EEBO).  …Continue reading →

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Scotland’s last saint : St John Ogilvie TAGS: | | | | | The 10th of  March is celebrated as the feast day of St John Ogilvie in the Roman Catholic Church. The only post-Reformation saint from Scotland.  John Ogilvie (1578/9–1615) was born …Continue reading →

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Connected histories : digital resources for British religious history TAGS: | | | | | | | | Just been exploring the Connected Histories project website which  brings together digital resources of early modern and nineteenth century British materials with a single federated search. The Research Guide to …Continue reading →

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Resources for Christian ministry and worship at New College Library Today New College welcomes ministers and worship leaders to a CPD day focusing on Biblical resources....
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