The Upholland UNITAPE Online Catalogue offers downloads for over 800 recordings of Upholland Northern Institute lectures taped between 1975 and 1988. As a theological resource, these recordings cover a wide spread of topics ranging from scripture to social issues. Speakers include Vincent Nichols, Hugh Lavery, Dympna Magee and Raymond E. Brown.
Based at the junior seminary of St Joseph's College in Upholland, Lancashire, the Upholland Northern Institute (UNI) was set up to aid adult Christian education and the continuing development of clergy in the North West. Talks organised by UNI were recorded to cassette tapes and sold across the UK, both to priests and lay audiences, to provide material for study or group talks. By the closure of UNI the number of tapes had exceeded eight hundred.
A PDF download of the catalogue is available here:
Using the site
- Topic Index presents a list of overarching topics within which are multiple series. Each series contains multiple lectures related by subject or speaker.
- Speaker Index displays the various lecturers by surname. Clicking on a name will display all of the lectures by that speaker.
- Subject Index has a list of subject areas grouped alphabetically. Clicking on a subject will display all of the lectures on that subject.
- The search box in the top right can be used to search by lecture title, speaker, subject, series name and topic name.