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Goldsmiths’ Hall,

Foster Lane

EC2V 6BN

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Visit to Goldsmiths’ Company’s Library

Goldsmiths’ Company Library specialises in material on hallmarking, silver, jewellery and related crafts. Its collections include books, images, magazines and journals, films, special research collections and subject files on a wide range of topics.

The Library is also responsible for the Company’s archives, which date back to the 14th century. Housed in the historic Goldsmiths’ Hall, it is open to visitors by appointment.

The visit will include a talk about the history of the Library, why it was started and how it’s role has changed over the centuries, the current collecting policy and research tools, databases and cataloguing strategy.

This visit is Free.
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Accessibility: Wheelchair access to the main building is available, through a separate entrance. Details provided as necessary.

Please note: although the public rooms of the building are all accessible by wheelchair, some of the library and archive storage areas which may feature in the visit are not.

Goldsmiths’ Hall has disabled toilet facilities.

Location: The Library is housed in Goldsmiths' Hall, which is located at the junction of Foster Lane and Gresham Street, north east of St. Paul's Cathedral, please see The Goldsmiths' Company website for map

Getting there: For transport details and to plan your journey, please visit the TFL website

Got a question about this visit? Email lse.kandim@cilip.org.uk

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