Drawn from our Family Papers Collections, this digital map traces refugee journeys through handwritten diaries, photograph albums, identity and emigration papers, Red Cross letters and taped interviews.
Current opening hours and important visitor information
The Library is now open Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm. Please note we will continue to ask all visitors to wear a face covering and to observe social distancing.
We regret to inform visitors that our exterior lift is currently out of service. This is due to ongoing repair works and we apologise for the inconvenience.
The Library will be closed from 1pm on Thursday 9 December.
The Library will be closed from 3pm on Tuesday 14 December.
The Library will be closed from 3pm on Wednesday 15 December.
The Library will be closed from 12.30pm on Friday 24 December until Monday 3 January.
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5 January / Beyond Camps and Forced Labour Virtual Symposium: New initiatives and debates around Holocaust memorialisation
13 January / Virtual Exhibition Talk: Between fanaticism and mediocrity: Swedish and Dutch fascism, 1923-1940
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