Category Archives: Special Collections

Commemorating William Booth

Born on April 10, 1829, William Booth along with his wife Catherine, founded the Salvation Army. Booth was born in Nottingham, England and spent his early years apprenticed to a pawnbroker, giving him the opportunity to see poverty firsthand. He … Continue reading

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Saint John’s Heritage Edition Bible on Display

This academic year we are privileged to host two volumes from The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition in the Hugh & Hazel Darling Library. We are exhibiting the Pentateuch and Gospels & Acts volumes and are highlighting these beautiful works … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Ralph P. Martin

A great friend of the Stamps Theological Library, Dr. Ralph P. Martin, died on February 25th after a two-year battle with lymphoma. For those readers who are biblical scholars, you will know that Dr. Martin is world-renowned for his research … Continue reading

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Web Resources: The Library of Congress Online Collections

Many libraries around the nation are now placing digital collections online and making them more easy to access. I thought I would highlight what the Library of Congress is doing with their collections – as the content covers many disciplines … Continue reading

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Friday Recommendation: World Changers Exhibit at APU

APU Special Collections, in partnership with the Legacy Foundation, is hosting a very special exhibit that highlights 21 “World Changers” – Christians who have made a difference in the world. The exhibit includes letters, manuscripts, rare books, photographs, and even … Continue reading

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Web Resources: Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative

As this is the beginning of Theological Libraries Month (one of the many wonderful things celebrated during the month of October!), I thought I would highlight one of the fine resources available at the ATLA (American Theological Libraries Association) website. … Continue reading

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Visiting the California International Antiquarian Book Fair

Over this past weekend I had the delight of attending the California International Antiquarian Book Fair, which this year was held in Pasadena at the Convention Center. This probably falls into another one of those “Busman’s holidays” I wrote about … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year!

Glory to God in highest heaven, Who unto man His Son hath given; While angels sing with tender mirth, A glad new year to all the earth. ~Martin Luther Ready or not, it’s a new year …which seemed to arrive … Continue reading

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