The Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections

Lambeth Palace Library MS 1, f.56v (detail)

• AMARC promotes the study, accessibility and preservation of manuscripts and archives in libraries and research collections in Britain, Ireland and further afield. As the successor to the SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) Manuscripts Group, AMARC continues its activities, in collaboration with curators, archivists and researchers.
• AMARC is informative and scholarly. It is also enjoyable, innovative and inexpensive.
• AMARC brings together all those who share interests in manuscripts, documents and records as well as book illumination and early libraries.
• AMARC includes manuscript specialists from institutions great and small, and actively encourages research students, enthusiasts and beginners, representing the interests of manuscript workers on both sides of the issue desk.
• AMARC welcomes new members, scholars, students, scribes, collectors and all those who have ever experienced the thrill of holding a manuscript in their hands.

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