Queen Mary, University of London, Library
Mile End Road,
London E1 4NS
Approx, 40,000 volumes. The stock covers in particular British and European history, including economic and social aspects. The Medieval period is a particular strength, as is the history of East London. Other areas of interest include United States history and film history.
People's Palace Archive; extensive Westfield college archives which have proved of interest to students of women's education; a large collection of letters to and from Sir Neville Lyttelton and his wife and family; an extensive collection of works, including some contemporary memoirs, on the counter-revolutionary revolt in the Vendée. All of the above may be consulted by arrangement.
Women at Queen Mary: a virtual exhibition available at www.women.qmul.ac.uk. A celebration of women as students, teachers and graduates from 1850 to the present day.