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Name of Library: The British & Foreign School Society Archives

Address:

Address of Reading Room:
Brunel University Archives
The Old School House
1 Hillingdon Road
Uxbridge
Middlesex
UB10 0AA.

Correspondence Address:
Brunel University Archives
Brunel University
Kingston Lane
Uxbridge
Middlesex UB8 3PH


Town: Uxbridge

Telephone: 01895 65911

Fax:

E-mail: bfss.archive@brunel.ac.uk

Website:

http://www.bfs.org.uk
http://www.heritagebuildsbridges.org.uk/index.htm
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/about/administration/infoaccess/archives/aboutus


Alternative names

BFSS Archive Centre

Contact

Phaedra Casey

Job Title

Archivist

Purpose and main user community of the library

Researchers requiring use of records of BFSS, its schools and colleges

Terms of access

Appointment only

Opening hours

Mon – Thurs, 9.30am to 2.30pm, by appointment only.

Disabled access

No wheelchair access to Reading Room, but we will make documents available in a different accessible room on campus, on request.

Lending

No

Volumes

2,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

10

Current Periodicals

1

Other

Manuscripts

Volumes added per year

10

Coverage

Educational history of the British and Foreign School Society, its schools and colleges

(includes religious controversies of the 19th Cent)

Special Collections

Salua Collection in the BFSS and its Colleges. Collections of children's books. Papers

relating to Denis Brutus, anti-apartheid campaigner

Manuscript

Letters of Joseph Lancaster. Letters of application and testimonials for Borough Road and

Stockwell Colleges. Letters relating to missionary, educational, anti-slavery, abroad, e.g West

Indies.

Research resource

Non-conformist/unsectarian elementary education

Catalogue Type

Computer/Card Index

URL of catalogue

http://www.bfss.org.uk   also  http://www.heritagebuildsbridges.org.uk

Other facilities

Photocopying

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff 1

Future plans

 

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