The ULRLS Archival Database
A Major New Resource for Researchers
The University of London Research Library Services (ULRLS) launched its new electronic catalogue for archives and manuscripts on 31 May 2007 . This new resource, developed over the past 18 months thanks to a grant from the Vice-Chancellor's Development Fund, is designed to complement the records of books, periodicals and theses available on the main library catalogue. It brings together descriptions of archival and manuscript collections at Senate House Library and the other libraries within ULRLS, making descriptions of more than 2,000 unique collections searchable online in one place for the first time.
The range of archive material held across ULRLS is extraordinarily diverse, covering many different aspects of British and world history over more than 1,000 years. Prominent among the collections held at Senate House Library is the