Papers of the University of Bristol - Departmental and Academic Files

Scope and Content

This collection includes papers relating to the University of Bristol departments. These include Architecture, Botany, Chemistry, Education, Engineering, English, French, Geography, Geology, History, Law, Medicine, Music, Physics, and Theology, as well as papers of University installations such as the Long Ashton Research Station, and the Veterinary School at Langford. There are also the papers of Faculty Deans. Further, the collection includes the papers of notable academics from the staff of many departments, as demonstrated on the list of index points below, along with many other staff.

Administrative / Biographical History

This subfonds of the papers of the University of Bristol relates to Departmental and Academic activity in the University, and includes items such as lecture notes and taped lectures, correspondence, notebooks, theses, speeches and drafts of published works.


The papers of the University of Bristol are arranged artificially, in the order received by Special Collections.

Access Information

Accessible to all bona fide readers.

Acquisition Information

These papers were given to Special Collections by the University of Bristol and the relevant departments, staff, and students.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogues available in University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission must be obtained to copy materials.


Further accruals expected.