The British & Foreign School Society Archives

Last updated  5th November 2008
Name of library The British & Foreign School Society Archives 
Address Reading Room:
Brunel University Archives, The Old School, House, 1 Hillingdon Road
Uxbridge, UB10 0AA 

Correspondence Address:
Brunel University, rchives, Brunel University, Kingston Lane
Uxbridge, UB8 3PH

Telephone  01895 65911
Fax  
E-mail bfss.archive@brunel.ac.uk 
Website  http://www.bfs.org.uk
http://www.heritagebuildsbridges.org.uk/index.htm
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/about/administration/infoaccess/archives/aboutus
Alternative names BFSS Archive Centre 
Contact & Job Title  Phaedra Casey, Archivist
Purpose & main user community of the library  Researchers requiring use of records of BFSS, its schools and colleges
Terms of access  Appointment only
Opening hours  Mon – Thurs, 9.30am to 2.30pm, by appointment only.
Disabled access  No wheelchair access to Reading Room, but we will make documents available in a different accessible room on campus, on request.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No
Number of volumes  2,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  10
Current Periodicals  1
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  10
Coverage  Educational history of the British and Foreign School Society, its schools and colleges (includes religious controversies of the C19th)
Special Collections Salua Collection in the BFSS and its Colleges. Collections of children’s books. Papers relating to Denis Brutus, anti-apartheid campaigner 
Manuscripts  Letters of Joseph Lancaster. Letters of application and testimonials for Borough Road and Stockwell Colleges. Letters relating to missionary, educational, anti-slavery, abroad, e.g West Indies.
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer/Card Index
URL of catalogue http://www.bfss.org.uk also http://www.heritagebuildsbridges.org.uk 
Other facilities  
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  1
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library