At New College Library we are continuing to work on online cataloguing projects for the substantial rare book collections held here. This builds upon the success of the Funk Donation Projects 2006-2016, where a generous donation from alumnus Rev. Dr Robert Funk to support and develop Special Collections at New College Library enabled us to catalogue over 35,000 rare books.
Funded with support from the Church of Scotland, we are cataloguing and reclassifying the collection of pamphlets which are in the UTS old classification sequence.
A project to catalogue approximately 1700 Bibles in many languages,but particularly Hebrew and Greek.
A project to catalogue material at W/4-W/5, which is principally ecclesiastical history and theology in Latin.
A project to catalogue this collection of c.1400 works on Palestine and the Holy Land, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, many of which have attractive Victorian publishers bindings.
A project to catalogue material at D4/D5 which is travel writing similar to the William Fulton Jackson Collection.
Over 35,000 Special Collections items were catalogued with the support of the Funk Donation. Collections included:
If you have any queries or would like further information about the projects, please contact: