Records of the Women's Research & Resources Centre (London)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 5WRR
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3 A boxes

Scope and Content

The archive consists of :

* administrative papers

* subject files and correspondence

* resource material used in Women's Research and Resources Centre newsletter

Administrative / Biographical History

The Women's Research and Resources Centre (WRRC) was established in Jul 1975 as a library, information service and meeting place for people interested in developing Women's Studies, feminist research and the questions surrounding issues of sex equality and discrimination. In 1983 the name was changed to the Feminist Library.


The archive has been arranged into three groups:

5WRR/A - Administration

5WRR/B - Subject files and correspondence

5WRR/C - Resource material used in the Women's Research and Resources Centre newsletter

Access Information

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Acquisition Information

The papers were donated to the Library in 1983 (5WRR/B and 5WRR/C). The papers of Pat Caplan (7PAC) contained material relating to WRRC (now 5WRR/A) donated to the Library in 2004 which were transferred in Jun 2008.

Other Finding Aids

The Women's Library catalogue

Related Material

The Women's Library also holds: papers of Pat Caplin (7PAC); Records of the London Feminist History Group (5LFH); and records of the Feminist & Women's Studies Association (5FWS). The Women's Library Printed Collections holds the Women's Research and Resources Centre (WRRC) newsletter, other Women's Liberation periodicals, press cuttings and ephemera relating to WRRC.