Since the Sparrows' Nest opened in December 2008 we have been continuously developing our ever extending collections. Aside from preservation, a key aspect of our work is cataloguing the materials to make them accessible to users.
A big thank you to everyone who has helped with this and of course many thanks to all who have donated materials to the Nest.
Please note that despite us putting many hours of work into cataloguing our collections, there remain many parts of our collections that are yet uncatalogued, and if you have some time to spare, we always appreciate some help please!
To access the catalogue and to search for digitised documents, please use our Search function.
If you have any questions, spotted an error or want to ask for/add additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
If you have any materials you would like to donate or to be held in the library or archive, please contact us!
Donations to help us build the collections are very welcome. Please visit our Donations page.
Some of our greatest treasures arrived looking like random heaps of smelly paper. So if you have access to potentially interesting materials, be it pamphlets, bulletines, zines, papers, letters, etc. please DO NOT throw them out, but let us know!
Symbols/abbreviations used in the catalogues
* indicating that a piece of information was not explicitly stated in the document but that it could be assumed with ample surety that the information is correct
[?] indicating an illegible word, usually used when names were (partly) illegible (e.g. ‘Al [?]’)
? unsure whether the word/information before the question mark is correct (e.g. ‘Norman Giranns ? renews a subscription’, here the ? refers to the word ‘Giranns’)
N/A depending on context meaning either ‘Not Applicable’ or ‘Not available’