Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield

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  • Address
      3rd FloorCentral Services BuildingQueensgate, HuddersfieldWest YorkshireHD1 3DH, UK
  • Opening Hours
    • Mondays and Tuesdays 9.00 - 16.30By appointment only
  • Access Information
      By appointment only. Users are encouraged to email for advice about holdings and to make an appointment to view material.
  • Advance Orders
  • Photographs Allowed
      depending on the material
  • Reproduction Services
      Carried out by the Archive Service.
  • Public Internet Access
      Public internet access available on the 5th Floor library computers. Library guest passes are available, contact the library for further details.
  • Archival and Other Holdings

    Our institutional records and collections date back to the 19th century. Our 73 archive collections and 55 special collections cover a range of the university's research strengths. We hold internationally important collections, including the archive of the Rugby Football League (RFL), the British Music Collection, and the archive of Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, amongst the records of the university and its predecessors, including the Mechanics Institute, Female Educational Institute, and the Technical College.

  • History

    The University Archive and Special Collections service was set up in 1991. Initially created through collections based around the history of the institution, the archive has developed a number of strengths in particular areas of research, including sport, music, politics, non-conformity, the arts, health, education and women's history. The intention is to strengthen collections in these areas in the future.