Accessibility statement

Contact us

The Borthwick Institute for Archives is part of Corporate and Information Services, which also includes IT Services and the University Library.

While our on site staff is limited, we guarantee that our telephone will be manned Mondays 10.30am-12.30pm. It may be possible for us to answer at other times, depending on staff availability.


Contact the searchrooms for help with enquiries, research, to book an appointment, publications or rights and reproductions:

  • 01904 321166


For enquiries which involve us looking at records on your behalf we offer a searching service:


Best for lengthy or complicated enquiries or for checking on the status of your order:

Copying order form

Request copies of documents that we hold:

Postal address

Borthwick Institute for Archives
University of York
YO10 5DD


Let us know what you think about the Borthwick or suggest improvements:

For information about our staff and their roles please see our staff page.