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Henry Moore Archive - Reading room

The Reading Room is a dedicated space for research and is where all visitors to the Henry Moore Archive are able to view material. 

Selected for the Reading room are a number of key publications on Moore, including:

  • The Henry Moore catalogues raisonnés
    Henry Moore: Complete Sculpture, Volumes 1-6, Lund Humphries, London 1944-2005
    Henry Moore: Complete Drawings Volumes 1-7, edited by Ann Garrould, published by Lund Humphries, London 1994-2003.
    Henry Moore: Catalogue of Graphic Work Volumes I-IV, 1931-84, edited by Gérald and Patrick Cramer, Alistair Grant and David Mitchinson, published by Cramer, Geneva, 1973-1986.
    Henry Moore: Prints and Portfolios, David Mitchinson, published by Cramer, Geneva 2010
    Henry Moore Bibliography 1898-1991, Volumes 1-5, The Henry Moore Foundation, Much Hadham, 1991-1993
  • Key Henry Moore monographs
  • One man exhibition catalogues
  • Group exhibition catalogues
  • Recent press coverage
  • British Sculptors and Sculpture Series, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, London
  • General Art Reference books

Archive Stores

Items in our climate controlled stores can be accessed with the help of the Archive team. Some materials will need up to 48 hours to acclimatise and should be ordered in advance of your visit, up to a maximum of 10 items.  A limited number of additional items may be viewable on the day, depending on the need for acclimatisation.  Our stores contain the following collections:

  • Early editions of Henry Moore catalogues raisonné and monographs
  • Some Solo and Group Exhibition catalogues, posters and leaflets and merchandise
  • Books which make reference to Moore and his work
  • Historical exhibition related correspondence and paperwork
  • Museum and Institution publications
  • Journals and Magazines
  • Press coverage
  • Sales catalogues
  • Artefacts and specialist materials

Image Archive:

  • Photographic prints, negatives and transparencies
  • Film and Audio recordings