The papers relating to the role and work of the Archbishops of Canterbury.
The manuscripts series contains a broad range of material collected by Archbishops of Canterbury and the Library.
Churchmen and Societies
Includes papers of Bishops of London, Bishop George Bell and various Anglican societies.
The Library holds over 120,000 books, 40,000 pamphlets and 100 current periodicals relating mainly to the history of the Church of England.
Sion College Library
The manuscripts, pre-1850 printed books and pamphlets of Sion College Library were transferred in 1996 to Lambeth Palace Library.
Central Institutions of the Church
Lambeth Palace Library holds the archives of the central institutions of the Church of England including the Church Commissioners and the General Synod and their predecessor organisations.
The following provides a selective alphabetical list of archive and printed materials collections. For fuller information about Library holdings, please search the Library’s catalogues.
These guides provide information on primary and secondary sources held at Lambeth Palace Library relating to particular subject areas.
Search the Library catalogues for specified information about Library holdings; Printed Materials, Archives, Manuscripts and a curated selection of digital Images.