Friday, December 13, 2013
Monday, October 21, 2013
FREE Exhibition and Talks
An ambitious exhibition of previously unseen original texts, manuscripts and artefacts which document the history of the Slave Trade and the Abolition Movement. The exhibition will include intriguing items such as pictures of the Jamaica Mission of Reverend William Knibb (1803 - 1845); abolitionist poetry; slave ship images; and items relating to the slave rebellion of 1832. Visitors will also be encouraged to contemplate modern issues of slavery and human rights.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Friday, September 13, 2013
The Angus Library and Archive are excited to be taking part in the 2013 Oxford Open Doors weekend, run by the Oxford Preservation Trust.
On Saturday September 14th, we are offering visitors the opportunity to see rare books, diaries, letters and pamphlets in our Treasures of The Angus exhibition.
Please take a look at our video to see some of the highlights of our exhibition:
Treasures of The Angus Online Exhibition from The Angus Library and Archive on Vimeo.
Check back soon for details about our next exhibtion "Slavery: Historical and Modern Perspectives"
Thursday 31st October – Thursday 5th December
Booking essential, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, July 29, 2013
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Volunteers will be able to interpret our archive treasures in a way to make them presentable to the public.
We rely on volunteers to make our outreach project work! If you are a keen historian, would like to work in museums or archives, or just have some spare time which you would like to donate to a good cause, then please get in touch!
As usual, my email address is: email@example.com
Looking forward to welcoming you into The Angus Family.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The Angus Library and Archive are seeking an Educational Consultant to oversee the development of creative and visionary National Curriculum resources with a focus on KS3 and KS4 History.
For full details, please see our website: http://www.rpc.ox.ac.uk/index.php?pageid=294&tln=AboutUs
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Would you like your students to engage with exciting primary resources, such as this fifteenth-century Nuremberg Chronicle?
Please read our Teacher Information Sheet
We would like teachers to be involved both in the development stage and the testing of new educational resources. We will be creating National Curriculum Resources for Key Stage 3 and 4, covering subjects such as:
· Trade in the Edwardian period
· The Slave Trade
· Religious liberty and tolerance
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Thursday, June 13, 2013
We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities at The Angus, for further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Rev. Dr. Joseph Angus|
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Regent’s Park College (RPC), a Permanent Private Hall of the University of Oxford, has a full-time, grant- funded position for an Antiquarian Cataloguer. RPC has secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Baptist Union’s Newington Court Fund to deliver an exciting project which will enable The Angus Library and Archive (The Angus) to realise its full potential as a treasure trove of primary sources.
Closing date is 5pm Friday 24th May 2013. Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd June 2013.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
types of volunteering opportunities do you offer at The Angus?
There are many
different ways to get involved with the work of The Angus. We would like to
hear from you regarding what your interests are and see how your skills, gifts
and abilities can be used to help us continue to develop The Angus.
We are recruiting
for the following roles:
- General Angus Volunteer
- Archiving for the Future Volunteer
- Education Research Volunteer
- Exhibition Guiding Volunteer
- Exhibition Interpretation Volunteer
- Exhibition Research Volunteer
- Student Support Volunteer
- Digital Preparation Volunteer
- Volunteer Advocate
If you are
interested in any of the above roles and would like a detailed role description,
please email: email@example.com
What benefits are there to volunteering and what training will I
Volunteering is fun and
fulfilling! Whilst many people chose to volunteer in order to gain valuable
experience for their CV, there are also plenty of other reasons to volunteer,
- Learning new skills
- Helping others
- Meeting new people and becoming part of a team
- Finding out about local history and enriching the local community
- Improving your employability through training and development
We will provide an induction tailored to each volunteer position,
including: Background History, Information about The Angus and its Collections,
Health and Safety, Handling Fragile Documents, Equal Opportunities, Safeguarding
Policy, Volunteer Policy, and Procedures.
We will also provide relevant training agreed upon according to an individual’s
time must I give and is there a minimum commitment?
The Angus Library is open 9.30am
– 4.30pm (Monday – Friday).
Volunteer hours will be agreed
upon with each individual; the majority of volunteer work will take place
within the opening hours, however some roles do require weekend hours which
will be specified within the role description.
and experience do you ask for?
To request a role description
detailing what skills are required, please email the title of the role that you
are interested in to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer placements are made after
an informal chat during which the applicant’s skills, talents, interests and
desires will be discussed so that a suitable role can be determined.
claim for my expenses?
We will reimburse all reasonable
volunteer expenses, such as travel costs. We are also able to provide lunch if
a volunteer is on site between 1pm-2pm.
have to undergo a police check?
The need for a police check depends
on the volunteering role and will be specified in the role description.
any age limits?
We currently only accept
volunteers aged 18 or over. There are no upper age limits to volunteering at
How do I apply
to be a volunteer?
Please send an email stating your
interest to: email@example.com
Application forms can be
downloaded, please click here and send the form
to the above email address or post them to:
Anja Clark, Angus Library and
Archive, Regent’s Park College, Pusey St, Oxford OX1 2LB
If you have any further questions
about volunteering, please let us know.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
If you still wish to apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application pack.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A job description can be found on our website
Friday, January 18, 2013
This is a comprehensive document that discusses in detail the project and more specifically the outreach activities that will be udertaken as part of the project.
If you would like to look at the Activity plan it is now available to view online here
If you have any questions or comments you can wither post them at the bottom of this post or email us at email@example.com
Friday, January 11, 2013
For the Job description please click here
Monday, January 7, 2013
Thank you everyone for your congratulations it has been a long road thus far but now the fun starts.
The news has spread and has been reported in the news section of the National Archives website and in the online denominational newsletter Baptist Times.
We are continuing to promote our successful grant application and would be happy to talk with anyone further about it.
So the work begins
The first steps to be taken are the setting up of the project with much of the activities beginning in a few months time.
The key tasks that will be initially undertaken will include the appointment of the Project Administrator and also the first meeting of the Project Board.
The Project Administrator will be a full time position what will provide admin support for the project and also The Angus, this is a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of the project.
We expect to advertise this position this week and information will be posted on the blog once this has happened so stay tuned.
Once again thank you for all your well wishes, please check back to the blog often as we will be updating it regularly now that the project has begun.
Best wishes to all for 2013.