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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

General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Rebok Memorial Library

Address: 12501 Old Columbia Pike
P.O. Box 4999
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Telephone Number: (301) 680-6495
Fax Number: (301) 680-6090
Contact Persons: Alan Hecht, Director

Access Policies

Hours of Service:
Monday--Thursday. 8:30 a.m.-- 5:30 p.m..
Friday 8:30 a.m.--12:30 p.m.
Open to the public: Yes, appointments strongly encouraged.
Photocopying: Yes
Interlibrary loan: No

The Library is open to the public, but please write or call first. If coming to the Library enter through the Visitor's entrance and get a badge at the security station. Photocopying is primarily for research purposes. Interlibrary loan is accepted if the Rebok Memorial Library is the only location to have an item.

Reference Policy:
Telephone and mail questions are accepted if they can be answered quickly.
Borrowing Privileges:
Not a lending library.
OCLC. Approximately one half of the Library holdings are listed in OCLC. OCLC searches may be done for researchers.
Background Note:
Founded 1983.
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Description of Collections

Books and monographs:
The Library holds approximately 9,700 books, primarily from the 20th century although there are some earlier books. The Library has most Seventh-day Adventist publications in English from the United States and abroad as well as some Spanish-language publications. The other half of the religion-related book collection covers religion in general. The collection is covered by the computer catalog.
Periodicals and newspapers:
This collection holds 50 journal subscriptions, many of which are focused on Seventh-day Adventism. Journals are kept only for one year, newspapers for one week. The Archives has back issues of journals. The collection is organized alphabetically.
Databases, CD-ROMS, and other machine-readable resources:
Ellen G. White Writings.

Subject Headings

Seventh-day Adventists; White, Ellen Gould Harmon, 1827-1915

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