WILLIAM P. COLLINS

6819 STONEYBROOKE LANE
ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306, USA

wcol@erols.com

Education

M.S.Sc. Thesis

"The Millerites and Time Prophecy: Their Function as Millennial Themes in the American Bahá'í Community"

Positions Held

Memberships

Honors

Consulting

Publications: Partial Listing

1. Bibliography

Bibliography of English-Language Works on the Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths, 1844-1985. Oxford: George Ronald, 1990. xxvii, 521 p.

"Lev Tolstoi and the Bábí and Bahá'í Faiths: A Bibliography," The Journal of Bahá'í Studies, v.3 no.3 (1991), pp. 1-9; with Jan Jasion.

"Publication and Dissemination of Bahá'í Literature in English," The Bahá'í World, v.17, 1976-1979 (Haifa: Bahá'í World Centre, 1982), pp. 546-553.

2. Bahá'í History and Doctrine

"The Bahá'í Faith in the Eyes of the World: What the Print Media Report about the Bahá'í Faith," The Bahá'í World, 1992-93: An International Record (Haifa: Bahá'í World Centre, 1993), pp. 147-167.

"Islam's Tahríf: Implications for the Bahá'í Faith," World Order, v.11 no.1 (Fall 1976), pp. 22- 31.

"Kenosha, 1893-1912: History of an Early Bahá'í Community in the United States," Studies in Bábí and Bahá'í History (Los Angeles: Kalimát Press, 1982), pp. 225-253.

"Revelation as Constitution: The Kitáb-i-Aqdas as Foundation of World Civilisation," Bahá'í Journal, v.10 no.7 (Nov. 1993), pp. 10-11; v.10 no.8 (Dec. 1993), pp. 10-11.

"Sacred Mythology and the Bahá'í Faith," The Journal of Bahá'í Studies, v.2 no.4 (1990), pp. 1-15. Winner of the 1990 Association for Bahá'í Studies "Award for Excellence in Bahá'í Studies, General Category."

3. Libraries/Archives

"The Bahá'í World Centre Library," Journal of Religious and Theological Information, v.1 no.2 (1993), pp. 77-89.

A Classification for the Bahá'í Faith. Haifa: Bahá'í World Centre Library, 1988. 64 p.

"Classification for Materials on the Bahá'í Religion: A 'B200' Schedule Based on the Dewey Decimal Classification - Part 1," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, v.16 no.4 (1993), pp. 103-121.

"Classification for Materials on the Bahá'í Religion: A 'B200' Schedule Based on the Dewey Decimal Classification - Part 2," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, v.18 no.2 (1993), pp. 71-86.

"Classification of Materials on the Bahá'í Faith: Expansion of Library of Congress BP300- 395," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, v.8 no.2 (1987/88), pp. 99-113.

"Effects of Computerization Requirements on the Bahá'í Classification Scheme in Use at the Bahá'í World Centre," Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, v.11 no.2 (1990), pp. 69-83.

"Library and Archival Resources at the Bahá'í World Centre," Bahá'í Studies Bulletin, v.3 no.4 (Dec. 1985), pp. 65-82.

Scriptum: Newsletter for Bahá'í Librarians and Information Professionals. 1996- <http://www.bcca.org/~glittle/scriptum/>

4. Mormonism

"The Bahá'í Faith and Mormonism: A Preliminary Survey," World Order, v.15 no.1-2 (Fall 1980/Winter 1981), pp. 33-45.

"The Bahá'í Faith and Mormonism: Further Reflections," World Order, v.17 no.3 (Spring 1983), pp. 25-33.

"Research Note: Mormonism and the Bahá'í Faith," The Journal of Bahá'í Studies, v.3 no.2 (1990), pp. 57-62.

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