Sidney Pollard Collection

Scope and Content

The contents of the collection consist of printed books, journal collections, facsimiles of manuscripts sources, correspondence, notes, bibliographical references, offprints, pamphlets etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sidney Pollard was a renowned Economic Historian, Professor at the University of Sheffield (1950-1998) and of the University of Bielefeld (1980-1990, Emeritus Professor since 1990). He was author of standard works such as, The Development of the British Economy, 1914-1950, Peaceful conquest : the Industrialization of Europe, 1760-1970, The British Shipbuilding Industry, 1870-1914 and Britain's Prime and Britain's Decline.

Access Information

Access is by prior arrangement to bona fide researchers only

Acquisition Information

Acquired from Mrs Helen Pollard


Description supplied by Amanda Boll, Assistant Librarian, University of Sunderland

Other Finding Aids

The papers are catalogued by index card. The journals and books are recorded in the library's OPAC. These printed items can be retrieved using a classmark search on the OPAC using POL

Conditions Governing Use

The library will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.