Archives and Special Collections: Overview

Access to Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections Reading Room (BANN 226a) is open by prior appointment only, subject to availability. Appointments are available Monday to Friday, 9:30 - 3:30.

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Please take a look at our online catalogue to help you identify relevant material in advance of your visit.


Our collections include the University's own institutional archive, including our predecessor colleges and the British and Foreign School Society which date back to 1795, as well as a range of subject-specific collections with particular strengths in transport history and the Channel Tunnel, working-class autobiographies, poetry and Shakespeare. 

Please check our Collections pages via Archives and Special Collections | Brunel University London

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