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Religion Collections in Libraries and Archives:
A Guide to Resources in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Table of Contents - Preface/Acknowledgements - Abbreviations
Lists of Entries: District of Columbia - Maryland - Virginia

Oblate College:
Oblate's Theology Library

Address: 391 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017
Telephone Number: (202) 529-6544
Fax Number: (202) 636-5444
Contact Persons: Reverend Donald J. Joyce, Librarian

Access Policies

Hours of Service: By appointment only.
Open to the public: By appointment only
Photocopying:: Yes
Interlibrary loan: Yes

The public may use the library, but must call ahead for an appointment. No library materials may be borrowed.

Reference Policy:
Reference questions are not accepted by mail or telephone.

Borrowing Privileges:
Not a lending institution to the general public; Washington Theological Consortium members may borrow..

Networks/Consortia:
Washington Theological Consortium.

Background Note:
Founded 1916.
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Description of Collections

Books and monographs:
The Library holds 62,000 volumes. Particular strengths of the collection include Marian studies and works on the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI). A card catalog available for this collection.

Periodicals and newspapers:
The Library holds 44 subscriptions mirroring the emphases of the book collection.

Subject Headings

Marian studies; Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI); Virgin Mary

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