Special Collections: Overview

Access to Special Collections

Special Collections is currently only open to prebooked Brunel students and staff. Appointments are available on Wednesday - Friday each week between 9.45am and 4.30pm. Please see our opening hours calendar for availability. To book an appointment please contact us. A reprographics service is available to users unable to visit us in person.

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Our collections cover a wide variety of subjects, with particular strengths in transport history and the Channel Tunnel, working class autobiographies, poetry and Shakespeare.

Please check our Collections page for further details. Many of our collection descriptions can be searched in our archives catalogue.

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