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Images of manuscripts and archives can normally be supplied subject to copyright and conservation regulations. The researcher must provide evidence of copyright clearance for material under 70 years old; the Library will assist where possible. For details of how to request an image please contact the Digital Resources and Imaging Services Department.

Some manuscripts also exist in microfilm format. To arrange consultation of microfilm material contact the

Photocopying of manuscripts is not permitted.

Permission to publish
Permission to publish photographic images or editions of manuscripts and archives collections must be sought from the Keeper of Manuscripts

The Library will undertake very basic searches in response to genealogical enquiries but does not offer a research service.

Please contact us for further guidance on copyright clearance

Production companies wishing to enquire about filming manuscripts should contact us.

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