XClose

UCL Library Services

Home
Menu

UCL Special Collections

UCL Library Special Collections is one of the foremost university collections of manuscripts, archives and rare books in the UK. Read a full description...

Featured

Showcasing UCL's treasures

News from our blog

he BFE/SCEA: A short illustrated history

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

The IOE holds the archive of the British Forces Education Service/Service Children’s Education Association. The BFES/SCE provided education for the children of British Forces personnel initially in Germany, but later worldwide. The Association was established to enable BFES/SCE teachers to keep in touch. The collection contains papers from countries all over the world including Germany, […]

It’s alive! Or the Cuteness of Paper Memory.

Friday, 28 September 2018

Written by Laurent Cruveillier   UCL Special Collections possesses a collection of medieval and early modern fragments, including 157 manuscripts and nine early prints. Most were recovered from bindings of other manuscripts or early printed books, where they had been used as spine linings, paste-downs or covering material. The conservation process of the printed paper […]

Improving access to our Latin American archives

Monday, 20 August 2018

Posted on behalf of Adersh Gill – a UCL student volunteer with Special Collections Volunteering with UCL Archives over the last year has been really enjoyable. I was given the opportunity to improve the archive catalogue on the Santa Rosa Milling Company, a British owned milling company that operated in South American in the late 19th […]