Library and Learning Services

Learning Resources Centres
Knights Park: 020 8417 4214
Nightingale Centre: 020 8417 5380
Penrhyn Road: 020 8417 2101
Roehampton Vale: 020 8417 4903

Archives and Special Collections

Welcome to Kingston University Archives and Special Collections.

What are Archives?

Archives consist of original documents and rare and irreplaceable books. The collections at Kingston University include books and documents relating to the author Iris Murdoch, theatre critic Sheridan Morley, the history of Kingston University and its predecessor bodies, and a number of other collections. More information about our collections.

You can search our catalogues online, via either our Archives Catalogue or iCat library search (for books in special collections)

Kingston University Archives are open for use by all students, staff and visitors. If you would like to view any items in our collections please contact us to make an appointment.

Contact Information

Archives and Special Collections
Information Services
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 2EE

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2101
Fax: +44 (0)20 8417 2111



The Archives are located on the ground floor of the Penrhyn Road LRC.

Directions to the University.