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SC&A includes manuscripts and archives, medieval to modern; early and finely printed books, and science fiction collections.

The University of Liverpool: A History through Archives

The Archive of the University of Liverpool covers 137 years of the history of the University from its beginnings as University College in 1881 through to the present day.

The University of Liverpool: A History through Archives exhibition celebrates 50 years of the establishment of the official repository for the University Archives in 1968. It currently comprises over 2,000 linear metres of material and continues to grow, receiving a wide range of deposits from the University, its staff and alumni, benefactors, affiliated members and other external donors and individuals.



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Appointments must be made by 4pm at the latest the day before your intended visit. Material may be reserved in advance.


Opening Times

Saturday & Sunday - Closed