The University of Exeter Special Collections hold archives, rare books and manuscript resources covering all subject areas. Major highlights of the collection include Twentieth Century South West Writing, Literature and Visual Culture, Victorian Culture and Imperial Endeavour, Arab and Islamic Studies, and Religious and Parish book collections.

Archive material from Special Collections can be viewed in the Ronald Duncan Reading Room at:

Old Library
University of Exeter
Prince of Wales Road
EX4 4SB.

Material in our collections is available for students, staff and external researchers to access. Items from our collections are available to use in the Ronald Duncan Reading Room which is open by prior appointment only to consult pre-reserved materials. Please visit https://libguides.exeter.ac.uk/archives/visiting or contact us at libspc@exeter.ac.uk to book a slot.

You can also search the archive catalogue at http://lib-archives.ex.ac.uk/

Take-down Policy

To the best of our knowledge all images on this site are free from copyright or have been cleared with the relevant copyright holder.

If you feel you have a claim to copyright on an image, please contact libspc@exeter.ac.uk and the image will be taken down.