Librarians' Christian Fellowship
Christians in Library, Information
From time to time visits, to places of interest to members are arranged. These may be to libraries, research centres or Christian organisations, normally with an information or research connection of some kind. Recent visits include Lambeth Palace, Christian Research, the Evangelical Alliance, the British Museum and Tearfund.
Dr. William's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H OAR
Date: 22nd May 2013
Dr. William's Library is the pre-eminent research library of English Protestant non-conformity. It was established in the 18th centuryby the will of Dr. Daniel Williams, a leading London non-conformist minister. Dr. Williams's original benefaction of about 7600 books now forms only a small part of the modern library which consists of about 300,000 titles from the earliest years of printing to the present, and many thousands of manuscripts from the thirteenth to the twenty-fist century. Some printed works and manuscripts of national and even international significance are included.
For further details and to reserve a place please contact Graham Hedges .
No further visits have been arranged for 2013. If you would like to suggest places to visit, we would be hapy to hear from you.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
"Something to irritate everyone"
Visit report from Graham Hedges
On 24th May 201 LCF members visited the Museum of the Book to view the unique collection of rare copies and editions of the Bible in over 20 languages, including the Gutenberg Bible of 1455, first edition Bibles of the Reformation such as Erasmus' Greek New Testament, Luther's Bible, Coverdale's Bible, the Geneva Bible and, of course, the King James Bible of 1611 as well as copies of the Bible once owned by luminaries such as John Bunyan, Elizabeth Fry, Florence Nightingale, Charles Spurgeon, William Wilberforce, Reginald Kray, and Elvis Presley.
Paul's Cathedral Library
of England Record Centre
This was a great opportunity to see behind the scenes and learn more about the work of the Centre which maintains archives for the various national institutions of the Anglican Church.
On Saturday 12th July, 2007 a small party of Scottish LCF members visited the chapel...
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