Institute of Historical Research Library
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.