The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Charity information

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

The Wiener Library is Britain's largest archive on the Holocaust and Nazi era with a unique collection of over 2 million items including published and unpublished works, press cuttings and photographs

Founded 1933

  • Mission statement

    The Wiener Library is one of the world’s leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. The Library’s unique collection includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony. It provides a resource to oppose antisemitism and other forms of prejudice and intolerance.

  • Aims

    The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide aims to:

    • To serve scholars, professional researchers, the media and the public as a library of record.
    • To be a living memorial to the evils of the past by ensuring that our wealth of materials is put at the service of the future.
    • To engage people of all ages and backgrounds in understanding the Holocaust and its historical context through an active educational programme.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1933

    Registered Charity Number: 313015

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 11

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 75

    Phone number: 020 7636 7247

    Address: The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square London WC1B 5DP

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  • The Wiener Library Book Fund Appeal

    To support the Library's ongoing acquisition of newly published works and rare books and p... More
  • Preservation of the Press Cutting Archive

    To preserve for the future the Library's unique collection of press cuttings from English ... More