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University Archives


Major project to provide electronic access to collection level descriptions of the archives of over ninety higher education institutions and learned societies within the greater London area.

Borthwick Institute for Archives

Part of the University of York. Contains visitor information and details of their special collections, which include an extensive collection of medical books from the 16th to 20th century.

MMU Special Collections

Highlights the special collections of Manchester Metropolitan Museum, which include The Schmoller Collection of Decorated Papers and a collection of 20th century international posters.

Oxford University Archives

Preserve the administrative records of the University and its departments.

Oxford University Press Archives

Information on the records of the University's printing and publishing activities from the 17th century to date. The records of the Oxford English Dictionary form a major part of the collection.

University of Birmingham Special Collections

Highlights the treasures of the Cadbury Research Library, which include Chamberlain's diaries, 12th century Persian manuscripts and first editions of Dickens books.

University of Gloucestershire: University Archives and Special Collections

Profiles the archives of the University of Gloucester; collections include the Paul Oliver Collection of African American Music and Related Traditions and the Gloucestershire Poets, Writers and Artists Collection.

University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections

Holds political, personal, family, estate, literary, scientific, business, university and ecclesiastical records.

University of Reading Special Collections

Offers information about these collections, which include the Samuel Beckett archive and records of British publishing and printing.

University of Southampton Special Collections

Presents details of the special collections held by this University, including the Wellington Archive, which is the one of the most prestigious collections of primary documents relating to British history in the first half of the nineteenth century.

University of York Research and Special Collections

Offers information on these collections, which include thousands of medical books from the 16th to 20th century, and 1500 items relating to Yorkshire history.

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