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Name of Library: Andrew F. Walls Library

Address: 16 North Bank Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2LX

Town: Edinburgh

Telephone: 0131 650 8902

Fax: 0131 650 7972

E-mail: Margaret.Acton@ed.ac.uk

Website: http://www.div.ed.ac.uk/postgrad/centre/index.html

Alternative names

CSCNWW Library, Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World Library


Margaret M. Acton

Job Title

Purpose and main user community of the library

Provision of published and archival sources for the study of Christian mission and

Terms of access

Just walk in, but prior notice is appreciated

Opening hours

M-F 09.00 - 17.00

Disabled access

Entrance steps at the front door, the library itself is on the ground floor.





ca. 8,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

ca. 3,700

Current Periodicals

ca. 200


Microfiche, Microfilms, maps, artefacts, mss., photographs, films, lantern slides etc.

Volumes added per year

ca. 600


History and archaeology of mission. African Christianity, Asian Christianity, Primal Religion,

Islam, Hinduism.

Special Collections

Butler collection on Non-western Christian Art. RBMU archives. Himalayan collection including

the UMN archive. Latin Link archive.


Archives of the United Mission to Nepal, the International Nepal Fellowship, the Regions

Beyond Missionary Union, and Latin Link; Smaller collections of missionary letters, papers and

Research resource

Non-western Christianity; Non-western religions; Mission Studies

Catalogue Type

Computer and Card

URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Photocopying, WWW access by arrangement.

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff 1

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