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The College Archives & Corporate Records Unit is currently hybrid working.  
The College Archives is open to academic researchers by pre-arranged appointment only.  Please contact with details.


The Archives and Corporate Records Unit (ACRU) is responsible for College Records, from current to non-current, including photographs, charters, documents, objects and art work. We hold the College History - ask us about it!

What we do:

  • We are the custodians for the Imperial College Archives.
  • Manage the Records Management Programme of Imperial College.
  • Manage the College Treasures.
  • Ensure College-wide Information Compliance (e.g. Data Protection and Freedom of Information) in conjunction with Legal Services office.

Please note that we cannot answer requests for verifications, certificates, transcripts or references for students. For these, please consult the Student Records department within Registry:

Please note that we do not hold medical records. 

Who we are:

  • Anne Barrett College Archivist & Corporate Records Manager
  • Catherine Harpham Assistant Archivist and Records Manager
  • Lucy Shepherd Assistant Archivist and Records Manager