Institute of Historical Research Library

Senate House,
Malet Street,
London WC1E 7HU

 

The IHR library is a reference collection of published primary sources covering the history of Western Europe and its colonial history from the fifth century to the present. For further information see our collections pages. The following collections are particularly outstanding: medieval and early modern western Europe, especially chronicles, cartularies, episcopal registers and visitations and civic records; French history, especially medieval Normandy, the French Revolution and inventories of Departmental archives; Dutch history; the colonial history of the Americas; the US Civil War; British parliamentary history and the English county record series.

Categories:
Medieval
16th-17th Century
18th-19th Century
20th Century
21st Century
Administrative history
Agriculture
Byzantine history
Cultural history
Digital history
Ecclesiastical and Religious history
Economic history
Education
Environmental history
Gender history
Historical geography
Historiography (inc Philosophy of history)
Holocaust and Genocide
Imperial and Colonial
Intellectual history
International history
Legal history
Local and Regional history
Military/Naval history
Oral history
Political history
Social history
Transport
Urban history
Britain and Ireland
Europe
Latin America and West Indies
North America
World
Specialist categories:
Medieval
16th-17th Century
18th-19th Century
Administrative history
Local and Regional history
Military/Naval history
Imperial and Colonial
Britain and Ireland
Europe
North America
International history