Welcome to the digital collections of the Humanist Library and Archives at Conway Hall. Our physical collections, which include artworks, objects, books, serials and pamphlets, and archive material, cover a wide range of subjects including religion and irreligion, freethought, philosophy, social change and many others. 

Our digital collections include Architecture and Place, which explores the history of the buildings that Conway Hall Ethical Society has called home, and Victorian Blogging, our digitised collection of nineteenth-century pamphlets discussing social and political ideas from suffrage to secularism, women's rights to freedom of the press.

You can search our collections using the search bar to the left of this page, by conducting an advanced search, or browsing by tag. You can also view items by creator, date, publisher, subject or item type (i.e. text, image, audio), by selecting the underlined text on any item page.

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A secularist's principles, or: Which is the true religion?


Place of publication: London
Collation: 94 p. ; 18 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references. Part of the NSS pamphlet collection. Christopher…

[Newscutting about] Michel Chevalier


Place of publication: [s.l.]
Collation: 1 leaf ; 19 cm.
Notes: From the library of Dr Moncure Conway.

A reply to Father Lambert's "Tactics of Infidels,"


Place of publication: Toronto
Collation: 32 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: Date of publication from KVK. At head of title: 'Orthodox criticism tested!'

Christianity : its origin, nature, and influence


Place of publication: Toronto
Collation: 31 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: Date of publication from KVK.