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Thames Tunnel Diorama

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Special Collections Gilbert Blout Letter

Gilbert Blout Letter

Special Collections Workshop

Special Collections Workshop

Brunel Special Collections holdings include printed books, including rare books published before 1800, historic periodicals, manuscript materials, ephemera, images and maps. Collections strengths include social history, principally in our Burnett Archive of Working Class Authobiography.

Individual topic guides are available detailing materials in our collections on the First World War, Second World War and Women's History.

You can find out more about each of our Special Collections using the links below. For details of arranging to access them see Using Our Collections.

For further details of the Brunel University archives, including information about predecessor colleges, please contact the Archives directly.

Apart from the Gilbert Blount and Brunel photographs collection, archival collections relating to Isambard Kingdom Brunel are at the Brunel Institute in Bristol.

Special Collections

Bill Griffiths

Brunel Collection

Brunel Library History

Burnett Archive of Working-Class Autobiographies

Channel Tunnel Association

Dennis Brutus

Edward Holmes

Fiction and the Cultural Mediation of Ageing 

Gilbert Blount

Neglected Voices

Poetry of the Now

Rare books and periodicals

Transport History Collection


Other collections

Amanda Rohloff Moral Panics collection

D C Watt

Shakespearean Collections