Special Collections: Overview

Access to Special Collections

Special Collections are available to everyone, both Brunel students and staff, and external visitors, by appointment only. Further details about arranging access are available on our webpages and our opening hours may be found on the Using our collections page.

Special Collections events

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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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