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Access archives and special collections

Get in touch and tell us what you need to use

Our archives and special collections are open to those who need to use them.

Accessing collections and the Reading Room

LSE staff and students

If you're a member of LSE you can contact us to let us know what your archives and special collections needs are and we will do our best to help. This could involve advice, scanning or an appointment to visit and use material in the Library.

Contact us for further information and to arrange access


Members of the public, other institutions and LSE alumni

Potential visitors needing to use archives or collections unique to LSE should apply using this form.


Search our collections

Contact  us if you need assistance identifying material relevant to your research.

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