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Press coverage

This week, has been very busy with the project recieving coverage in the local media.

Project Administrator wanted

Regent’s Park College (RPC), a Permanent Private Hall of the University of Oxford, has a full-time, 3 year, grant- funded position for a Project Administrator. RPC has recently secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Baptist Union’s Newington Court Trust to deliver an exciting project which will enable The Angus Library and Archive… Read more »

Let the fun begin!

Well 2013 is here which means the start of our exciting new project.Thank you everyone for your congratulations it has been a long road thus far but now the fun starts.CoverageThe news has spread and has been reported in the news section of the National Archives website and in the online denominational newsletter Baptist Times. We are continuing to… Read more »

The Angus secures HLF Funding

Oxford’s Regent’s Park College has received £488k from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and The Baptist Union Newington Court Fund (BUGB) to provide opportunities for people to learn about the important part Baptists played in the history of the United Kingdom and the world. The project will also safeguard this unique and important part of… Read more »

New Testament in Syriac (1555)

[Title in Syriac] Liber sacrosancti evangelii de Iesu Christo … In urbe Viennae … hoc opus anno a Christi nativitate MDLV [1555] XXVII Septembris Regiis impensis. Caspar Craphtus Elvangensis suevus characteres Syros ex norici ferri acie sculpebat. Michael Cymbermannus prelo et operis suis excudebat. [I.488] (Darlow & Moule 8947) The first book printed in Syriac… Read more »

New Testament in “Englyshe”

The Newe Testament of our saviour Jesu Christe faythfully translated out of the Greke … [Colophon: Imprynted at London by Rycharde Jugge, dwellynge in Paules churche yarde at the signe of the byble. Vvith the kynge his mooste gratious lycence, and privilege, forbyddynge all other men to print or cause to be printed, this, or… Read more »

A leading female book collector

The early nineteenth century was a period of feverish book collecting among the well-to-do in Britain and the rest of Europe. One important collection of books in England was that of a lady called Frances Richardson Currer of Eshton Hall in Yorkshire. Thomas Dibdin, Earl Spencer’s librarian at Althorpe, thought she was the most important… Read more »

We are linked….hopefully

As can been seen from the posts below, today we have been connecting the various social media sites that we have for The Angus.And I think, hope, we have cracked it so now you can click on the various widgets in the side panels and Follow us on Twitter @RPC Library, or Friend us on Facebook, or… Read more »

From the blog

7th October 2015

Escaping to 1896 India…

It’s been a very busy few days here at Regent’s Park College.  All our new students have arrived and there is a much busier,...
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