The Crawhall Collection is a wonderfully-diverse and visual collection of material by and relating to local businessman, artist and patron of the arts, Joseph Crawhall II (1821-1896). The published book portion of this collection comprises of 23 volumes and includes chapbooks, such as Olde ffrendes with newe faces (1883), A Jubilee Thought (1887) and Old Aunt Elspa's ABC .
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Crawhall (Joseph II) Collection
Library Catalogue Collection Ref Code: Crawhall
Date Range of Material
1864 – 1972
Type of Material
Rare book collection
Size of Collection
2 Linear Metres of shelving
How To Order Items From This Collection
The books within this collection are described within the Newcastle University Library Catalogue and can be ordered directly from the catalogue.
This link to the library catalogue will show a list of all the items within the collection. Please note this link is available to members of the public as well as University staff and students.
You can then place your order by linking to our request form.
Scanning and Photocopy Service
If you are unable to visit our reading room, we also have a scanning and photocopying service.