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Senate House
Malet Street


020 7862 8470


020 7862 8480



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Open: Monday 9.30-8.45, Tuesday-Thursday 9.30-6.45, Friday 9.30-6.15, Saturday 9.30-1, 2-5.15; University vacations: Monday-Friday 9.30-4.45, Saturday 9-1, 2-5.15

Closed: Christmas/New Year

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Readers ticket required
  • A fee may be payable

An extensive programme to catalogue archives and manuscripts is ongoing

  • Readers are advised to consult Special Collections staff in advance of their visit to establish the nature of the finding aids available for and access to specific collections
  • Archives, manuscripts and artefacts are available for consultation by appointment only and at 24 hours notice. Material may be ordered in advance by e-mail, telephone, letter or in person using request slips in the Palaeography Room
  • Material is fetched at specific times of the day, Monday to Friday, and kept on reserve by prior arrangement
  • Your Library Card will be taken in exchange for documents issued
  • A free day ticket is now available for researchers only using archives and manuscripts, please see the website for details
  • ARCHON code: 96

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    Collections information

    Businesses (56)

    Organisations (68)

    Persons (497)

    Families (28)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (38)


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