Did you know that, out of the 250,000+ books held at New College Library, over a third are Special Collections? Come and join me at the Pop-up Library (on the first floor of the Main Library) on Wednesday 8 October, 2-4 pm, to find out more.
- New College Library rare book collections include the Acta Sanctorum (1643-1794), early printed Bibles in Latin, Greek, English and polyglot versions, incunabula and the Hymnology Collection.
- Archival collections focus on the papers of significant individuals or groups connected with New College and the Church of Scotland or Free Church of Scotland, including Thomas Chalmers, J.H.Oldham, and John McIntyre.
- New College Library also holds a collection of objects and pictures relating to New College and the Church of Scotland.
Explore New College Library’s Special Collections further at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/new-college-special-collections
Or read more on the New College Librarian blog: http://libraryblogs.is.ed.ac.uk/newcollegelibrarian/
Christine Love-Rodgers, Academic Support Librarian – Divinity