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New College Library Objects and Pictures

New College Library holds a collection of objects and pictures relating to New College and the Church of Scotland.

Some of these items have close links to the history and personalities of New College. Other items were collected on travels by ministers and students and donated to New College by them or their families.

These include:

  • Objects said to be owned by Thomas Chalmers.
  • Maps and plans for New College.
  • Over four hundred portraits and photographs.
  • Objects relating to the Holy Land.

Object and picture collections are catalogued on archival handlists available in New College Library.