University of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of James Thompson

Scope and Content

Copy of manuscript and typescript of his book A Centennial History of the Library of the University of Birmingham 1880-1995 , (University of Birmingham 2000); and associated working notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Thompson, University Librarian, University of Birmingham, 1989-1995.

Reference: Deposit information.

For further reading about the University of Birmingham see: Eric Ives, Diane Drummond, Leonard Schwarz The First Civic University: Birmingham 1880-1980 An Introductory History ( The University of University of Birmingham Press. 2000 ).

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre in 1997.

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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Related Material

University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department also holds the archives of the University of Birmingham and archives of other former staff, officials and students.