Archives and Special Collections
ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS READING ROOM CLOSURE
19 March 2020
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Archives and Special Collections Reading Room at Queen Mary University London will be closing from 5pm on Thursday 19th March 2020 until further notice.
Our digital services and a limited enquiry service will continue to operate during this period.
We will announce any plans to reopen here and on the Library Services home page.
INTRODUCING THE LEO BAECK INSTITUTE LONDON COLLECTION
27 February 2019
The Leo Baeck Institute London Collection is a valuable resource for the study of German-Jewish history and culture. It was recently deposited at Queen Mary University of London Library, by the Leo Baeck Institute London, and is available to researchers. In this post, we give an overview of the collection and take a look at some notable items.
A murder most historical! A detailed look at the deposit file of Constance Louisa Maynard personal papers, the first principal of Westfield College, and what it revealed about what is missing from the collection.
NEW ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS INSTAGRAM
27 November 2019
A new way of enjoying our unique and inspiring collections at Queen Mary Archives & Special Collections has arrived! Follow @qmarchives to learn more about this resource for original research, see collection highlights and get research inspiration.
At Queen Mary, we love how our archives preserve the stories of ordinary people who are often forgotten by the history books. In this blog post, we look at the life of Christine Lawrence (1930-2011), whose experiences working in Tanzania in the 1960s are preserved in the archive of Donald Chesworth.