Archives & Exhibits

Articles, books and other materials from Dr Margaret Lowenfeld, 1890-1973 can be found at the Wellcome Library and the Science (see below). However, well over 100 articles by and about Lowenfeld have now been digitised and are available for free download from our publications section.

1. The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine
183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK (T +44 (0)20 7611 8722).
Lowenfeld’s papers and correspondence together with material from her Institute of Child Psychology such as photographs, clinical records, and research materials are housed here and have been incorporated into the Library’s indexing system. To access on line search reference PP/LOW at

2. The Science Museum
Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD, UK (T +44 (0)20 7942 4000)
Displays of objects and materials related to Lowenfeld are to be found in the main medical gallery, ‘The Science and Art of Medicine’, and also in a small exhibition about psychology entitled ‘Mind your Head’.
All the objects and materials (toys, sandtrays, mosaic sets, etc) preserved from Lowenfeld’s Institute of Child Psychology by the Trust have been acquired by the Science Museum (accession nos. 2009-14 t0 2009-38).

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