Lancaster University Archives
- Advice on accessing these materials
- +44 (0)1524 593346
- Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YH, England, United Kingdom
- Opening Hours
- Monday-Friday 10.00-17.00
- Archival and Other Holdings
The University Library is in the centre of the campus in Alexandra Square. It was opened in January 1967. A major extension was completed in January 1997 almost doubling the Library's size and containing a purpose built Rare Books and Archive Suite. The collections reflect the teachings and research of the University. One of the collections housed within the Rare Book Archive is the Jack Hylton Archive.
Some collections, for example our Patten Second World War collection, are available via the library opac at http://cat.lib.lancs.ac.uk/ [opens new browser window]. Other collections will be available via the Archives Hub including Beetham Vestry Library, Burnley Grammar School Library, Cartmel Priory Library, Jack Hylton Archive, Stanley Lawrence Archive.
- Beetham Vestry Library
- Burnley Grammar School Library
- Cartmel Priory Library
- Changing Faces Archive relates to literacy, numeracy and ESOL between 1970-2000. The archive includes documents, statistical data, oral history and publications relating to Adult Education. Oral history from a sample of adults with basic skills needs and people involved in teaching within ABE and ESOL and those involved with policy management and involved with key national developments at the time.
- Health and Social Consequences of the 2001 Foot and Mouth Epidemic in North Cumbria
- Jack Hylton Archive
- Records of the University of Lancaster
- Robert Fitzgibbon Young Archive
- Stanley Lawrence Archive