A-Z of All Collections
AIM was founded in 1977 ‘in response to the growing number of community-based projects seeking to preserve locally and nationally important heritage’.
A collection of manuscript and printed music composed by Benjamin Burrows.
The collection contains the literary papers of David Campton, author and playwright.
The Reg and Ann Cartwright Archive contains material relating to Reg Cartwright’s illustrations and Ann Cartwright’s stories for children’s books, and also to Reg Cartwright's other commercial work.
A collection of books and manuscripts on 'Beat' poetry, and correspondence between Chris Challis and other writers, 1980-1996.
A photographic archive of English parish churches by Donna Chaproniere.
A catalogue of the archive of diplomatic, consular, foreign service and foreign ministry lists dating from the 1950s to the 1990s transferred from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Library to the University of Leicester.
Papers of Professor Harold James Dyos.
Books relating to English local topography, social and political history.
This is a large collection of portrait prints and illustrations relating to the political and social history of 17th century Britain compiled over some 45 years by Mr. A. B. R. Fairclough of Twickenham and donated to the University Library in 1970.
The Thomas Ford Papers include personal manuscript notebooks and a list of sermons preached by Dr. Thomas Ford (1742-1821).
A collection of journals, memoirs, notebooks and other biographical material covering the period 1400-1900 reflecting French culture and society.
Political memorabilia of Archibald Gorrie (c.1885-1941) relating to the Labour movement in Leicestershire in the period c.1889 -1909.
A large collection of books on English Local History.
This Collection was donated by Dr. Winifred Higson, the Librarian of the Institute of Education and the School of Education of the University of Leicester between 1949-1973.
A digital collection of the trade directories of England and Wales (1766-1919).
The Caroline Holden Collection of art work illustrating the Adrian Mole books written by Sue Townsend.
Incunabula are books printed before 1501 and for the age and size of the University of Leicester the University Library is particularly rich in this material.
An archive collection from the Department of Education and Employment relating to the activities of the UK office of the International Labour Organization.
The John Hersee collection of mathematical manuscripts records the teaching and learning of mathematics from 1704-1907