London Oratory Library

Last updated 24th March 2009 
Name of library London Oratory Library 
Address The Oratory, Brompton Road, London SW7 2RP 
Telephone  020 7808 0900
Fax 020 7584 1095 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Revd. Dr. Michael Lang, Librarian and Archivist
Purpose & main user community of the library  Fathers of the London Oratory
Terms of access Appointment with the Father Librarian 
Opening hours  
Disabled access  Access difficult (many stairs)
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. Under no circumstances
Number of volumes  42,000
Periodicals – Back Issues 15 
Current Periodicals  3
Other materials Mss 
Volumes added per year 15 
Coverage  Oratorian history and spirituality; spirituality in general; Catholicism in England after the Reformation
Special Collections  Recusant Catholic literature; letters and papers of Father Faber and contemporaries
Manuscripts  In British Library catalogue of medieval manuscripts
Research resource  Oratorian history and spirituality; recusant history; Catholicism in England
Catalogue Type  
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities  Photocopying (limited)
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  yes
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library