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Archive Collections

Search our archive catalogue for primary sources from our unique archival collections

Rare Books and publications

Search the library catalogue for our rare books and published material.

Found an archive or rare book you would like to see?
  • For Archives - When you are browsing the catalogue please make a note of the reference codes and titles of any items of interest. Then link to our 'Request an Item' form and submit your request.
  • For Rare Books - In the library catalogue you will see a 'Request' link which will take you to our Special Collections request form. The collection and shelfmark codes will have been pre-populated and you will simply need to add your own details and submit your request. There are two collections a day (morning and afternoon, Monday to Friday). Items can be consulted in the Special Collections Reading Room. If you are not a member of the University and you are arranging travel please allow two working days in case the item is already in use or otherwise inaccessible.