Containing over 200,000 items on the history of the borough, the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre can help you discover the history of your family, the area you live in, local buildings, and more.
Holborn Library in 1960 © Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre
32-38 Theobalds Road
Our opening hours
Kindly note: we will be closing at 5pm on Tuesday 11th October for a special event. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Friday (by prior appointment)
Alternate Saturdays: 11am-5pm
Consultation of archives is by prior appointment.
To make an appointment or if you have an enquiry, contact the Local Studies and Archives Centre:
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Rail Workers - An Oral History of King's Cross Station
© Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre
Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre is partnering with an oral history project exploring the history of the King’s Cross rail workers.
If you would be interested in contributing either as a volunteer or an interviewee, or know someone
who would be, please contact Matthew Rosenberg by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07949 107023.
Read our documents to find out more;
Oil paintings online
Local history links
Links to websites that contain information on local history and archives