2,000 books on Arabic and Persian languages, and on the history and antiquities of Arabia, Iraq and the Near East that formed part of Gertrude Bell's working library.
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Bell (Gertrude) Collection
Library Catalogue Collection Ref Code: B
Date Range of Material
1653 - 1990
Type of Material
Gertrude Bell’s personal book collection
Size of Collection
65 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.
See Bell (Gertrude) Archive for archival material related to Gertrude Bell.