Durham University LibraryMiscellaneous Photographs

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous photographic prints, largely relating to the university and city of Durham, and to the north of England. More than half of the prints relate to the University of Durham. Most of the remainder concern Durham cathedral and castle,views of the city and buildings within it, and pictures of people connected with it. Some are professional photographs, others amateur snapshots.


The collection is arranged in the following categories:

  • 1. University of Durham Library (sub-categories: buildings, people, other)
  • 2. University of Durham excluding Library (sub-categories: buildings, people, other)
  • 3. People not part of the university
  • 4. Durham castle (building and contents)
  • 5. Durham cathedral
  • 6. Durham city
  • 7. Other North-East
  • 8. Misc. other

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by gift at different times from many sources.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail PG.Library@durham.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assistwhere possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


Additions continue to be made to the collection.