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Brunel University Library history collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 3245 hist
Held at: Brunel University Library
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Full title: Brunel University Library history collection
Date(s): 1957-1996
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 6 boxes
Name of creator(s): Brunel University Library


Administrative/Biographical history:

Documents accumulated during the work of Brunel University Library, documenting meetings and reports.


Scope and content/abstract:

Comprising Library bulletins; Photographs of library buildings (including Uxbridge, Twickenham and Runnymede campuses); Papers on plans for new library buildings, their facilities and decoration; Papers on acquisition of new library management system and OPAC; Library annual reports; Library prospectus entries; Library service standards; Space and building planning.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Numbered files and folders

Conditions governing access:

Available to researchers, by appointment only. Please email: to make an appointment, giving at least two working days notice.

Further information about access to the collections is available on our website.

Access to archive material is subject to the material being in a suitable state of preservation.

Conditions governing reproduction:

The material, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by copyright. You are unable to publish, in full or in part, without the permission of the copyright holder. However you may use the material as permitted under statutory exceptions in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, e.g. quote for purposes of scholarship within the limits of fair dealing.

Finding aids:

There is a finding aid available for manuscript material.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Originally deposited in the University Archives, but returned to the library in 2013.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Described by Katie Flanagan

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