How to use special collections

Staff and client using special collections material

What you'll discover:

Visit the Special Collections area to use original material and rare printed items including:

  • manuscripts
  • pictures
  • oral histories
  • maps
  • realia.

Special collections can only be used in this area. These collections include irreplaceable heritage material that is unique, significant and often fragile.

You need a Special Collections card to use material from these collections. Staff in the Special Collections area can help you with using the collections.