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Name of Library: Women's Library

Address: Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT

Town: London

Telephone: 020 320 2222

Fax: 020 320 2333

E-mail: enquirydesk@thewomenslibrary.ac.uk

Website: http://www.thewomenslibrary.ac.uk

Alternative names

Formerly known as The Fawcett Library, part of London Metropolitan University


Beverley Kemp

Job Title

Head of Library Services

Purpose and main user community of the library

To document women's lives

Terms of access

Open to all on completion of an application form and submission of proof of identity

Opening hours

Tu,W,F 09.30-17.00; Th 09.30-20.00; Sa 10.00-16.00

Disabled access







Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals


420 archives

Volumes added per year


Women and religion, biography of women, women's organisations

Special Collections

Records, including: Anglican Group for the Ordination of Women 1928-1978; Travellers Aid

Society 1885-1939.

Personal papers, including: Isobel Denby/ Emelyn Neville, Teresa Billington Greig, Elsie Duval

1892-1919, Everlid M. Feeny 1977-1996, Victoria Lidiard c. 1900-1980, Millie Price

1881?-1970, Ursula Roberts 1920-1971, Amelia Scott 1870-1954, Mabel A.R. Tucker, Agnes


Research resource

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue


Other facilities

Self-service photocopying, microfilm reader/printers, Internet access, study carrels, exhibition

hall, education facilities, café

Full Time Staff 10

Part Time Staff 5

Voluntary Staff

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