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Archives and special collections


Welcome to the Archives and Special Collections

These pages contain information about our holdings, including the archives, special collections, and rare books. Click the boxes below to get started.

Contact the Archives and Special Collections

The Archives and Special Collections has reopened.

Access is by appointment

Individual appointments are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm

(Please note the archive reading room will close for lunch at 12.30pm and reopen at 1.30pm).


If you wish to book an individual appointment, please email

Requests for individual appointments should be made one week in advance however we endeavor to accommodate visits at shorter notice where possible.


Group visits are also available, please email for availability and for more information.


For general enquiries contact:


Postal address:

College Archives and Special Collections
Davison Building
Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX

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