Special Collections & Archives Group

The remit of the Special Collections and Archives Group is to meet with other ALN library members to: 

  • exchange ideas and knowledge 
  • explore possible initiatives 
  • share development of best practice 
  • raise awareness of changes in the external environment 
  • make connections between colleagues working in Special Collections and Archives 

We acknowledge that active participation creates the biggest benefit for members. 
 

Institution Special Collections & Archives
University of Bolton https://libguides.bolton.ac.uk/special-collections
University of Bradford https://www.bradford.ac.uk/library/special-collections/ 
British Library Link to follow
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) https://www.uclan.ac.uk/about-us/special-collections
University of Chester Link to follow
University of Cumbria https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/about/organisation/professional-services/information-services/university-archive-and-special-collections/
University of Durham https://www.dur.ac.uk/library/asc/
Edge Hill University  https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/ls/edge-hill-archive/
University of Huddersfield https://www.heritagequay.org
University of Hull   www.hullhistorycentre.org.uk
Lancaster University         https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/library/resources/special-collections/
University of Leeds https://library.leeds.ac.uk/info/1500/special_collections
Leeds Beckett University http://libguides.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/archives
Leeds Trinity University          http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/student-life/our-campus/library/library-collections
University of Liverpool          https://libguides.liverpool.ac.uk/library/sca
Liverpool Hope University https://www.hope.ac.uk/library/specialcollections/
Liverpool John Moores University https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/microsites/library/special-collections-and-archives
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Link to follow
University of Manchester https://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/special-collections/
Manchester Metropolitan University https://www.specialcollections.mmu.ac.uk/
Newcastle University https://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/special-collections/
Northumbria University Link to follow
Open University Link to follow
Royal Northern College of Music Link to follow
University of Salford http://www.salford.ac.uk/library/archives
University of Sheffield https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/library/special
Sheffield Hallam University https://libguides.shu.ac.uk/specialcollection
University of Sunderland http://library.sunderland.ac.uk/find-resources/special-collections/
Teesside University https://libguides.tees.ac.uk/archives
University of York https://www.york.ac.uk/library/collections/
University of York (Borthwick Institute for Archives) https://www.york.ac.uk/borthwick/
York St John University   https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/ils/services-for-you/undergraduate/finding-resources/special-collections/