Borthwick Institute for Archives

Last updated 23rd March 2005 
Name of library Borthwick Institute for Archives 
Address  University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD
Telephone  01904 321166
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Mr. Chris Webb, Keeper of Archives
Purpose & main user community of the library  To support the Borthwick’s Archive Collections, available to the public
Terms of access  Walk-in use (reference only) during Borthwick’s opening hours.
Opening hours  M-F 09.30 – 12.50; 14.00 – 16.50
Disabled access  There are several sets of stairs to reach the library.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  No. Never.
Number of volumes  20,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  100
Current Periodicals  50
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  100
Coverage  Church History; Medieval to 20th Century
Special Collections  
Manuscripts  The Borthwick is also the York Diocesan Archive and holds parish records for the Archdeaconry of York 
Research resource  Yorkshire Church History: 13th Century to today.
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue (part of the University of York catalogue)
Other facilities  Photocopying (not self-service)
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  The Borthwick will be moving to the University of York campus to a new building in 2004. The library will continue to be accessible by the public.
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