The UEA Collection consists of over 34 series of papers and audio-visual materials deposited by staff, alumni, and other persons associated with the University (see Arrangement). New accessions are ongoing.
The series relate in part to the origins and early development of the University. The rest are more contemporary.
See also series SZ/UEA in the Zuckerman Archive, the Frank Thistlethwaite Archive (1st Vice-Chancellor), and Stefan Muthesius' papers (architecture).
Series UEA/BUT, UEA/EDE, UEA/GRAY, UEA/SCH and UEA/SMI consist of the memorabilia of former students.
In addition to these series, the UEA Collection holds:
Agenda and minutes of Senate and Council, 1963 to 2006 (excluding confidential items).
A run of the University Newsletter (now entitled Broadview), 1971- .
Runs of various student and alumni publications, 1965- .
Runs of various literary and arts periodicals produced in the University, 1964- .
The Development Plan, by Denys Lasdun, and other documents relating to the physical development of the University campus, 1967- .
Sets of the Vice-Chancellor's Annual Report, Research Report, Accounts, Calendar, and Prospectus, 1962- .
Press Books, 1962-1986.
Student Handbooks, 1964- .
There is also a small collection of books and pamphlets.