Special Collections is open to all visitors to The Mitchell and appointments are not usually necessary. However, anyone wishing to use material from any of our collections is advised to contact us in advance, particularly if travelling from a distance.
Proof of ID is required before any material is produced. This should display your name, home address (not university or college) and signature. A driving licence, electoral registration, utility bill, plus credit/debit card is ideal. Customers may be asked for photo ID for some items.
All material is reference only and usually up to three items can be viewed in the Search Room.
The Search Room is open at the times shown below: