The Angus Library and Archive

The Angus Library and Archive is the leading collection of Baptist history and heritage worldwide. It’s own website is here. The ‘Opening the Angus Seminars’ provide an introduction to this rich resource, and some previous seminars are available to view online (see hyperlinks below).

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Now Booking:

30th May 2024 – Dr Cindy Aalders:

‘Life Writing as Spiritual Legacy: Lessons from the Steele Collection.’


Latest Seminar

11 April 2024: The Photographic Archive of the Upoto Mission, Congo Free State: Some Reflections on Using Visual Sources to Expand Mission Histories — Dr Amy King

Past Seminars:
Some of our earlier seminars are recorded – click the title below for more details.

  • 16th November 2023 - Deaconesses: A History Hidden in Plain Sight - VIDEO HERE

  • 9th November 2023 - Finding Spurgeon in the Angus and Beyond - VIDEO HERE

  • 19th October 2023 - Female Missionary, a challenge for two nations - VIDEO HERE

  • 18 May 2023: Re-evaluating William Ward’s Early Radicalism - VIDEO HERE

  • 10 November 2022: Charles Spurgeon and Wintering at Menton

  • 27 October 2022: Edith Gates — neglected pioneer

  • 30 June 2022: William Carey and the Environment - VIDEO HERE

  • 31 March 2022: The Word Became Image: The use of magic lanterns in mission and evangelism by British Baptists

  • 17 Feb 2022: Amnesty International and the rise of human rights activism in post-war Britain - VIDEO HERE

  • 3 Feb 2022: Pioneering woman – Margaret Jarman from Deaconess to Hermit - VIDEO HERE

  • 18 November 2021: The Dark Heart of Empire: Missionaries and Mr Kurtz - VIDEO HERE

  • 8 October 2021: Joseph Angus as Moral Philosophy Tutor at Stepney and Regent’s Park

  • 30 September 2021: Bookseller, Author, Compiler: Three Women of the Angus Library - VIDEO HERE