Archives and Special Collections

A car from the archives


We have material relating to the history of the University, from its foundations in 1896 up to the present day. This rich and diverse resource supports academic research, teaching and learning, while also being of wider interest to local historians, genealogists and anyone with an interest in historical research.

Have you Zine these?

The cover of Rare Zine issue one

We've put together a couple of zines to give a quick, fun overview of some of the archives activities we do.

Engage with the past

Explore the Archives