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.

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The secret of Herbart : an essay on the science of education

N303 Web version.pdf

Place of publication: London
Collation: 80 p. ; 22 cm.
Series title: R.P.A. Extra Series
Series number: 12
Notes: Includes bibliographical…

The service of man : an essay towards the religion of the future

N495.pdf

Place of publication: London
Collation: xxvii, 234 p. ; 20 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references. Annotations in pencil. Inscription in…

Revue des Deux Mondes. Vol. 40, 3rd Quarter, No. 11

G5675_1 Web version.pdf

Place of publication: Paris
Collation: 1 vol.
Notes: The Revue des deux Mondes (Review of the Two Worlds) is a French language monthly literary and…

Discourses on occasion of the dedication of Hope-Street New Church, Liverpool, Thursday, October 18, and Sunday, October 21, 1849

G5375.pdf

Place of Publication: London
Collation: 86, [2] p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: From the library of Dr Moncure Conway. Contents: The dedication of the Christian…

Religion. To the editor of the "Hackney and Kingsland Gazette."

G5257.pdf

Place of publication: [s.l.]
Collation: 2 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: From the library of Dr Moncure Conway. A letter to the editor of the Hackney and…