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  • Title
    University of London Library
  • Held at
  • Reference
    UoL/UL
  • Date
    1901-2004
  • Creator
    University of London LibraryMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    The collection contains annual reports, minutes and related papers of the Library Committee (UL 1), minutes of various library sub-committees (UL 2), diaries, reports correspondence and papers of the Goldsmiths' Librarian (UL 3), Library Office administrative files (UL 4), acquisition registers (UL 5), lists of books in the Travelling Library, later Extra Mural Library (UL 6), programmes, posters and guest lists relating to functions and exhibitions held at the University Library (UL 7), papers relating to library classification schemes (UL 8), library catalogues and accession lists (UL 10), scrapbooks containing press cuttings (UL 11), photographs of staff members (UL 12), and exhibition catalogues of exhibitions organised or hosted by the University library (UL 13). There are also 52 boxes of uncatalogued material (Ref. UL) containing material dating from 1906-2004. (In 2004 the University of London Library was renamed Senate House Library). This includes minutes, working party papers, staffing papers, papers on External Bodies, finance papers, papers on Collections Development, Library Services papers, Special Collections papers and Friends of the University of London Library papers.
  • Conditions of access
    Open for research although access may be restricted by the Freedom of Information Act. Please see archivist for details. 24 hours notice required.
  • Exent
    122 volumes, 321 bundles, 4 single sheets, 8 files, 1 envelope, 52 boxes
  • Language
    English
  • Finding aids
    Catalogue: Archive of the University of London, 1988 is available in the Special Collections reading room, Senate House Library. Pdf copies of the summary guide and the list of uncatalogued papers are attached.
  • Related files
  • Level of description
    sub-fonds
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