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Our archives

See our archives and special collections

Our archives contain some of the earliest records relating to the history of higher education for women.

We hold institutional records of Bedford and Royal Holloway Colleges from the 19th century to the present day. We also have personal papers of prominent individuals with links to the Colleges as well as special collections, many of which relate to theatre history. A full list of our collections is available here or you can search the catalogue. Our rare book collections are searchable via the library catalogue.

Contact our archives

The Archives and Special Collections at Royal Holloway, University of London, is closed until further notice due to staffing shortages.  

You are welcome to search our collections, but please note that we are unable to make appointments to view physical items, nor can we provide a reference enquiry service at present. 

Phone: +44 (0)1784 443814

Postal address:

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


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