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Name of Library: Moravian Church Archive and Library

Address: Moravian Church House, 5 Muswell Hill, London N10 3TJ

Town: London

Telephone: 020 8883 3409

Fax: 020 8365 3371

E-mail: archive@moravian.org.uk

Website: http://www.moravian.org.uk

Alternative names



Lorraine Parsons

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

Archive kept as a record of the Moravian Church's own history. Main users: academic

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

M-Tu 10.00-16.00

Disabled access

Library is on the first floor with access only via the stairs (no lift)





3,800 approx. + 570 boxes of archival material

Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals


Manuscripts, microfilms, photographs, plans, glass plates, illustrations etc.

Volumes added per year

Not many: some collections are received from time to time. This year we are hoping to receive


Mainly archival material of the British Province, mission records, Moravian hymn and tune

books and theology. There are also a number of periodicals published by Provinces from all

over the world

Special Collections


Research resource

Catalogue Type

Card; paper lists

URL of catalogue


Other facilities


Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

Plans to catalogue the complete library and archive material onto a computer database

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