1 PUSEY HOUSE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVE NEWSLETTER. NO. 6 HILARY TERM 2018. Pusey House Library and Archive Newsletter Trinity Term 2016. News & Notes Pusey House worked with the oxford university Ca- reers Service Internship Office to offer a micro-internship in week 9 of Michaelmas term. As a result, we now have a catalogue of artefacts online. You can read more about the micro-project overleaf. Or go straight to http://. Have you ever considered joining the Friends of Pusey House? For just 36 per annum ( 24 Students & Recent Graduates) you: can support the work of the House (including the Library and Archive) and receive a quar- terly House Update and an invitation to the Annual Friends Festival Mass & Lunch held in June each year.
2 The Library will close for Easter at , Thursday 29th March, and reopen Monday 9th April. Wish you were there? Pusey House ran a very successful conference on the Trin- ity in the summer of 2016. The quality of speakers was exceptionally high, and tickets were sold out. If you were one of those who didn't manage to experience the event in person, most of the papers presented at the conference have now been published in a book Transforming Vision: Knowing and Loving the Triune God (SCM Press, 2018). Theology is a journey into the heart and mind of the triune essays eloquent, elegant, playful, subtle and clear, we are shown that our prayer should be thoughtful and our thought prayerful.
3 And the fruit of all our praying and thinking is a participation in a divine pattern of living in this world, albeit in all our messy glory. -- From a review by Matt Bullimore, Vice Principal, Westcott House. Available to browse in the Library, or to buy from all good bookshops. PS: Still time to buy tickets for this summer's conference Totus Christus: Knowing and Loving the Son of Man. New Journals Available in the Reading Room Anglican Centre in Rome Centro (2x per year). Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries ABTAPL Bulletin (3x per year). Object 19 Shakespeare Medal Centre d'e tudes Istina Istina (quarterly). Church Times The XXIV Articles (weekly).
4 Cataloguing Artefacts at Pusey House Forward in Faith As part of oxford university Careers Service's Micro-internship Pro- New Directions (monthly) gramme I spent a fascinating week in December working to improve our Together (2x per year) understanding of Pusey House's historic collection. Historical Society of the Episcopal The bulk of my work involved cataloguing the myriad of artefacts the Church House possesses relating to Dr. Pusey and the oxford Movement - a job I. Anglican & Episcopal History soon found required patience and analytical rigour. Identifying items (quarterly) (which ranged from Georgian coins and stone fragments to nineteenth- Journal of Ecclesiastical History century texts and locks of hair) involved sifting through archive material (quarterly) for the briefest mention of the objects I was examining, before conducting further research to ascertain their exact provenance.
5 The details of these Living Church artefacts could then be entered into a spreadsheet (now an online cata- (22x per year) logue), and the objects themselves were carefully wrapped and stored National Episcopal Historians and away. The knowledge that I was playing an active part in preserving these Archivists objects and making them accessible to future researchers made this a ful- Historiographer of the National Episco- filling task, and I hope that students and the public will now be able to in- pal Historians and Archivists vestigate the items at Pusey House in even greater depth. (quarterly). During the week I was also afforded the opportunity to experience other Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham aspects of the heritage sector.
6 Anna Sander (Archivist and Curator at Balli- Walsingham Review ol College) showed me how priceless mediaeval manuscripts are protected (2x per year) and used, whilst Benjamin Arnold revealed the extensive nuances of cata- loguing books. There was even time to squeeze in a chat with book repair- Tablet ers from the Arts Society and discuss the voluntary preservation work they (weekly). undertake at Pusey House. Each interaction was a valuable insight into ar- Universit catholique de Louvain chives and collections, and made this a highly worthwhile internship. I. Revue d'Histoire Ecclesiastiques therefore enjoyed my time at Pusey House Library and Archives immense- (3x per year) ly, and would like to pass on my gratitude to everyone who made my ex- perience a welcoming one - I just hope I didn't store everything in too many boxes!
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