Answered By: Claire Sewell
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2020     Views: 347

Yes, all readers require special permission to consult manuscript material. 

Readers wishing to consult this material need to have access to the Manuscripts Reading Room activated on their account by speaking to a member of the Admissions team at the University Library. Readers will be asked to specify which material they wish to consult.

If you are travelling some distance to consult specific material it may be advisable to contact the Manuscripts staff in advance to make sure that this material is available. You can email them at, or telephone +44 (0)1223 333143. More information can be found on the Manuscripts Reading Room webpage.