The Stonyhurst Collections have long drawn interest from specialist researchers in various fields of study, and we work with individuals and institutions across the world.

Research requests

Please contact the Curator or Archives Manager if you have a specific research request related to items in the Collections or Archives by completing the form here. Should you wish to visit Stonyhurst to carry out research in the Collections, please see the ‘Visit’ page here.


Should your research require access to high quality digital images of books, objects, or documents from the Collections, please include these details with a research request. Those which require new digitisation of a specific object or book will incur a charge. If you would like to publish an image of one of our objects in a printed or digital publication, please see our licensing information, found here

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