GLAM Survey of Collecting Policy & Practice:
Kipling Library

Established, with the Kipling Society, in 1927, this collection is of international significance for academic researchers, biographers and critics. Nearly 1,500 items are housed, with the kind co-operation of City University, London, at the University Library in Northampton Square EC1. The collection consists of Kipling’s own works; books and articles relating to his life and works; biographies of, and relevant writings by, his contemporaries; books and articles describing India, the Army, and other relevant topics; collections of press cuttings, photographs and memorabilia. The complete run of the Kipling Journal from 1927 is available.

Recent Acquisitions

Description of acquisition (including extent) Type of acquisition Source of acquisition
1. Unauthorised editions Gift
2. Letter from RK to Lord Lansdowne Gift
3. Press cuttings collection Gift
4. French translations Purchase DealerFunded: Own resources
5. Biographies Gift

For further information or enquiries please contact the Kipling Library direct.

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