Archive of the University of Liverpool: Administrative Records of the University of Liverpool

Scope and Content

Administrative records of the University, including records of; personnel, finance, building and estates, academic services and corporate communications. Records include; letterbooks, account books, minutes and report books, photographs and press cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

Administration of the University of Liverpool involves a range of services supporting the efficient management of the University. The Registrar is the University's senior administrative officer under the Vice-Chancellor and is assisted by six senior officers of the Personnel Office, Finance Office, Academic Secretary's Office, Administrative Services, Buildings and Estates, Research and Business Services.


The Archive of the University of Liverpool: Administrative Records is arranged according to Administrative Departments of the University:

  • A General administrative section

Administrative offices of the University:

  • Personnel
  • Finance
  • Academic Secretary's Office
  • Administrative Services (includes Corporate Communications)
  • Facilities Management (formerly Buildings and Estates)
  • Information Services
  • Research, Business Services
  • Liverpool University Press

Although not strictly part of Administrative Services, Information Services has been included in this finding aid.

Access Information

Please phone (0151 794 2696) or email for an appointment; you may reserve material in advance.

For non University of Liverpool visitors, please bring some form of photo id (e.g. driving licence, travel pass, passport); Sydney Jones Library reception desk staff will issue you with a day pass.

Please note that some materials may be closed or have restricted access.

Other Finding Aids

Records of the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrar contain administrative records relating to the running of the University.