The general antiquarian printed holdings are extensive, reflecting the college’s growth out of the dissenting academies in the north of England. We hold approximately 7,000 pre-1800 volumes dating back to 1474. These holdings encompass the historical curriculum of the College and bears similarities to other Oxford colleges, with many items on:
- Classical texts
- Roman law
- Church history
This library has been a core feature of the College since its inception in Warrington and has always been a well-used and circulated resource.
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