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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide Library

Address: Westminster College, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0AA

Town: Cambridge

Telephone: 01223 330640


E-mail: rm695@cam.ac.uk

Website: http://www.martynmission.cam.ac.uk

Alternative names

CCCW Centre, CCCW Library, (formerly Henry Martyn Library or Centre)


Mrs Ruth Maclean

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

Mission studies and Christianity worldwide books, periodicals, pamphlets, archives
Cambridge Theological Federation, Cambridge University, Anglia Ruskin University, public

Terms of access

For library need to register prior to borrowing. Librarian available Mon, Wed, Fri: 9-1 to help with registration. Require university card or two forms of id.
Or just walk in to browse, fill in registration form & leave on librarian’s desk.
For archives ring to make appointment. Fill in forms to request viewing/ making digital images of archives.

Opening hours

Mon - Thurs 9-4.30 Friday 9-1

Disabled access

None. Wheelchair access, ring bell for help with opening door


To other libraries - No

Only lends to registered borrowers. Non-University borrowers need to pay a yearly or termly fee to borrow books.



Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals



Archival material, e.g. photos, letters, sound recordings

Volumes added per year


Focussed on mission studies and worldwide Christianity.
Covers religion worldwide, theological education, bible translation and hermeneutics, christian theology, experiential Christianity, social theology, missions, church history worldwide, Christian denominations, comparative religions, missionary biographies

Special Collections

Details of special archive collections and papers on our website


Research resource

Mission studies and Christianity worldwide

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Library catalogue online, prinitng / photocopying / scanning limited to 10 pages

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff  

Voluntary Staff  

Future plans

Last updated 10/7/07 | E-mail webmaster
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