Huguenot Library

Last updated 25th February 2009
Name of library Huguenot Library 
Address University College, Gower Street, London. WC1E 6BT 
Alternative names The Huguenot Society of Great Britain  
Contact & Job Title Miss Lucy Gwynn,  Project Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library To preserve and maintain records of the British Huguenot experience. Main users are academic and genealgical researchers. 
Terms of access Appointment. Fee of £10 per visit. 
Opening hours Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10 am – 5.00 pm (please check website) 
Disabled access Access to reading room by lift and lamp. 
Lending to other libraries & visitors No. The collection is reference only for members and non-members. 
Number of volumes 5,250 
Periodicals – Back Issues 53 
Current Periodicals 31 
Other materials The archives of the Huguenot Society and the French Protestant Hospital, microfiche copies of the archives of the French Protestant Church in London, mss of genealogical and family papers. 
Volumes added per year 50 
Special Collections Collection of c1500 early printed books, including 17th and 18th century french and English theological works, sermons, etc. 
Manuscripts Archives of French Hospital (18th-20th centuries). Records of 17th and 18th century charitable institutions supporting Huguenots 9Royal Bounty, Norman Society). Family papers, including Allix, Aufrere, Ott and Minet. 
Research resource History of Reformation and religious ideas in England and Ireland in 17th and 18th centuries, and exchange of ideas between Huguenot and Anglican communities. Religion and charity in 18th century England. 
Catalogue Type Computer 
URL of catalogue 
Other facilities Photocopying, microfiche reader. Digital cameras are permitted, subject to a charge. 
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above It is possible that the address may change – please check the website. 
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