Brunel University Library history collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Library bulletins
  • Photographs of library buildings (including Uxbridge, Twickenham and Runnymede campuses)
  • Papers on plans for new library buildings, their facilities and decoration
  • Papers on acquisition of new library management system and OPAC
  • Library annual reports
  • Library prospectus entries
  • Library service standards
  • Space and building planning

Administrative / Biographical History

Documents accumulated during the work of Brunel University Library, documenting meetings and reports.

Arrangement

Numbered files and folders

Conditions Governing Access

Available to researchers, by appointment only. Please email: special.collections@brunel.ac.uk to make an appointment, giving at least two working days notice.

Further information about access to the collections is available on our website.

Access to archive material is subject to the material being in a suitable state of preservation.

Acquisition Information

Originally deposited in the University Archives, but returned to the library in 2013.

Other Finding Aids

There is a finding aid available for manuscript material.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Some images are on slides

Archivist's Note

Described by Katie Flanagan with additions by Kyra Bains

Conditions Governing Use

The material, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by copyright. You are unable to publish, in full or in part, without the permission of the copyright holder. However you may use the material as permitted under statutory exceptions in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, e.g. quote for purposes of scholarship within the limits of fair dealing.

Accruals

Further additions to the collection are possible.