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Cambridge University Library

Parent Institution: University of Cambridge


Archives form part of Cambridge University Library’s Special Collections. These include the oldest and most valuable materials in the Library, in manuscript, printed and artefact form, as well as modern maps and music.

The Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts is home to a huge range of material, from important medieval manuscripts to collections of personal papers dating from the twentieth century. It includes scientific and political collections, business archives, and the records of the University. Also represented on ArchiveSearch are collections of archives and personal papers held by the following specialist departments: the Bible Society, the Map Department, Music Department, and the Royal Commonwealth Society.

Access arrangements: Please check Library website ( for current information.

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom

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