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Religion Collections in Libraries and Archives: Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia

Wesley Theological Seminary Library

Introductory Information

Wesley Theological Seminary External

Address:4500 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016-5690

Telephone number: 202-885-8695

Contact Information External

Online Catalog External

Access Policies

Hours of Service External

Open to the public: Yes; link for details External

Interlibrary loan: Yes for faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students.

Reference policy: Reference requests are accepted by Ask-a-Librarian form, telephone, email, in-person


Books and monographs
An academic collection of 150,000 volumes supporting a graduate theological curriculum and the research needs of the faculty. Special strengths in American Methodism, especially the Methodist Protestant Church, Wesleyan, Barthian, and Bonhoeffer studies.

Periodicals and newspapers
300 current periodical subscriptions: 1,700 titles in bound periodicals section

Databases and/or electronic resources
Only available to faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students.

Digital collections
Doctor of Ministry Project Theses External