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The Warsaw University Library, Special Collecions

Address: 
Biblioteka Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Gabinet Rekopisów
ul. Krakowskie Przedmiescie 32
00-927 Warszawa
Phone: (+48-22) 620-03-81 ext. 662
E-mail buwrps@plearn.edu.pl 

Reading room open: Monday, Wednesday to Friday 10.00-14.00; Tuesday 10.00-18.00 

The Library was established in 1817. 
Archival holdings: historical record of the University. Also in the archival holdings are collections of
 Towarzystwo Naukowe w Warszawie and Evangelical Reformed Church in Warsaw from XVI to
 XX century. There are medieval Polish codexes, charters and copybooks of charters of Kings of
 Poland, archives of King Stanislaw August Poniatowski, monasteries records, charters of dukes of
 Mazovia and also many private, family collections. Archival materials from the period of the World
 War II - archives of Polish underground Home Guard - Armia Krajowa. Large carthographic
 collection from XVI to XX century (ca. 10 000 maps).
 

If you need more information contact the Library. 
The Library website is: http://www.buw.uw.edu.pl/