Advice for Rare Books Readers


The Archives are largely unpublished materials. The Library holds and administers the College's collection of early and rare books, and rare printed and manuscript music. Those who wish to consult these items should contact the Library in the first instance.

Details of who to contact in the Library and how to get in touch if you are planning to visit as an external researcher.
The Library's opening hours for members of the College and access times for visiting researchers and academics, as well as instructions about how to get here.
Special Collections
Find out more about the Library's special collections of rare books, music scores and manuscripts.
George Thackeray
Our ambitious project to catalogue and conserve the English literature section of the Thackeray collection of rare books.