If you would like to research material from our collections, please carefully read our ‘Terms and Conditions’, before completing the ‘Research Request Form’. All completed forms should be sent, either by post or email, to the address given in the Contact section.


Terms and Conditions

The EMI Archive Trust Terms and Conditions
1. Readers wishing to undertake research should write to the curator detailing their proposal. This should include as much information as possible on what material is required and the purpose of the research. The curator may require further information before confirming whether the proposed research may be undertaken.
2. No material can be consulted before the reader has signed and returned an Access and Research Agreement to the curator.
3. The curator reserves the right to grant limited research permission with respect to some of the reader’s proposed purposes but not all of them.
4. Access to the archive is granted at the sole discretion of the curator, and only by prior arrangement.
5. On arrival, readers must sign the Access and Research Agreement and the Visitors book.
6. All bags and coats must be left in the cloakroom
7. No food or drink is permitted in the Research room. Although there are no catering facilities on-site, readers are welcome to use our reception area for consuming food and drink.
8. All material must be treated with respect and not removed from the Research room. The Archive reserve’s the right to search any visitor.

Research Request Form


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