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Repository details


London University: Institute of Commonwealth Studies

Archon Code : 101


Contact Details

Special Collections Reading Room
Senate House Library
South Block
Senate House
Malet Street
Correspondence Address :
Institute of Commonwealth Studies Archives
4th Floor
Library Office
Senate House Library
South Block
Senate House
Malet Street

Tel: 020 7862 8470
Fax: 020 7862 8480
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Commonwealth Studies Librarian : Mr David Clover
Archivist : Richard Temple

Access information

  • 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
  • Book in advance
  • Readers ticket required
  • A fee may be payable
  • Wheelchair access
  • 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 Special Collections Reading 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
  • Proof of identity required

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1995 1996 1997 1998 2000 2002 2013

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Last amended : 14-Nov-2014 11:57