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Special Collections

A wonderful resource of images, stories and ideas for students, staff and members of the public.

Discover over 150 collections of rare books and archives: manuscripts, letters, photographs, artworks, newspapers, maps, pamphlets, objects, digital files, and even J.B. Priestley's pipes.

Special Collections reading room

About us

  • Archive Accreditation
  • Special Collections and copyright law
  • Special Collections policies
A herd of sheep walking down a country lane in Stonesdale, near Keld

Our Collections

  • Collections
  • Help with Special Collections catalogues
  • How to cite Special Collections documents
Two skulls facing each other

Projects

  • Mitrinovic Archive Cataloguing Project
  • PaxCat Project
  • Putting Flesh on the Bones Project
Library entrance

Services

  • Inter-Library loans
  • Publication and commercial use
  • Reprographics
  • Teachers and schools
I thoroughly enjoyed my time in the archive, and I'm extremely grateful for the friendly welcome and great help

Contact us

Julie Parry is the University Archivist responsible for the care and management of the Special Collections. 

Email

special-collections@bradford.ac.uk

Telephone

+44 (0) 1274 235256

 

 

Postal address

Special Collections

JB Priestley Library

University of Bradford

Richmond Road

Bradford BD7 1DP