Physical library and archives

The Commonwealth's physical library and archives are in Marlborough House in London. They contain publications by and about the Commonwealth, as well as historical documents. 

To see items that are not available online, please make an appointment to visit Marlborough House. Call 020 7747 6164 or email us.

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Online bookshop

You can also buy print and digital copies of books and documents published by the Commonwealth Secretariat in the Commonwealth's online bookshop 

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Commonwealth iLibrary

The Commonwealth Secretariat’s publications are a key part of the organisation’s mission to work as a trusted partner for all Commonwealth people as a force for peace, democracy, equality, and good governance; a catalyst for global consensus-building; and a source of assistance for sustainable development and poverty eradication.

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Commonwealth image library

The Commonwealth Secretariat's image library on Flickr holds 1000s of photos from around the Commonwealth.

You can download and use photos as long as you credit the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Explore our images on Flickr

Contact

  • Call +44 (0) 20 7747 6164
  • E-mail us to make an appointment

Or contact Commonwealth iLibrary | Online Bookshop | Image Library