Cataloguing is ongoing
Please note that we are in the process of cataloguing all of our archive collections as well as updating the catalogue. It does not currently reflect all of the collections we hold.
If you are looking for something specific or have any questions, please email our archivist.
Sigmund Freud archive
The Sigmund Freud archive catalogues around 10,000 letters and 1,600 documents related to the life and work of Sigmund Freud.
A further 1,600 press cuttings from 1926 to 1939 will be added shortly.
Anna Freud archive
The Anna Freud archive includes letters, documents, press cuttings and ephemera, and spans Anna Freud’s lifetime (1895-1982).
Sándor Ferenczi archive
The Ferenczi archive contains documents related to the life and work of Sándor Ferenczi, including letters, notebooks, and his famous clinical diary.
The archive was entrusted to the museum by Dr Judith Dupont, psychoanalyst and literary representative for Ferenczi’s works.
The photo archives include rare historic photographs of Sigmund Freud, his family and colleagues.
Images from the photo library and of the house and collections can be licensed for publication and/or broadcast. Please refer to our [image licensing] section for more information.
We also hold extensive archives of documents related to other notable figures:
- Dorothy Burlingham
- Ida Fairbairn
- Ann Freud
- Lucie Freud
- Martin Freud
- Walter Freud
- Betty Lambda
- Hanns Lange
- Elisabeth Löbl
- Tini Maresch
- Oscar Nemon
- Paul Roazen
- Josefine Stross
- Jula Weiss
- Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
Accessing the archives
The archives are open to serious research requests. Documents may be consulted on-site, by appointment only.