Institute of Education Library and Archives, University College London

Location
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  • Telephone
      +44(0)20 7612 6983
  • Address
      20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL, England, United Kingdom
  • Opening Hours
    • Tuesday-Thursday 8.30-16.00, by appointment. / See the website for term time and vacation opening hours.
  • Access Information
      By appointment only. Special Collections material should be requested in advance and must be consulted in the Archives Reading Room at a mutually agreed time.
  • Archival and Other Holdings

    The Institute of Education holds collections of archive materials ranging in date from 1797 to the present day. These archives are intended to reflect the broadest possible range of issues and concerns surrounding teaching and lifelong learning in past, present and future societies. This includes all levels of education from pre-school and school through to further, higher, teacher and adult education, in formal, informal and experimental settings. It includes research, practice, policy and thought in education and related areas. They provide a rich resource for the history of education and educationists both in this country and abroad.

    We hold:

    Deposited Collections, given to us by people and organisations related in some way to education. There are over 100 of these, ranging in size from one box to over 300.

    The Institute Archive, comprising the records of the Institute of Education itself, dating from its creation in 1902.