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Archives and Special Collections

The Archives holds a wealth of fascinating institutional, personal archives and rare prints, dating from the 17th Century to the present day. The collections document the rich history of the College, and provide vital evidence for research in the arts, humanities and social science. See the blogs below to find out more about our collections or follow us on Instagram qmarchives.
 
 
 

EXHIBITION IN MILE END LIBRARY: THE STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCE OF WESTFIELD COLLEGE
30 March 2010
An exhibition to celebrate The Students’ Experience of Westfield College has been installed in the Mile End Library, on the 2nd Floor.

LOVE AND ROMANCE AT QUEEN MARY THIS VALENTINES
9 February 2010
This Valentines we are remembering one of the many love stories that have begun at Queen Mary.

Two women sit in the Archives Reading Room, one is working at a desk, whilst the other is seated at a research table viewing an item BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS OF THE ARCHIVES
8 February 2010
In November 2009 the Archives carried out a series of tours of the new archives reading room facilities and secure storeroom where the collections are held.

Building Mile End Library: First Librarians
16 June 2022

The Building Mile End Library exhibition takes you through the origins of the “Student’s Library” and its first home 1890-1920, the move to the new “Old Library” in the Octagon 1921-1988 and the construction of the Mile End Library at its current home 1988-. But as much as buildings are key to the shape of the library’s history at the Mile End Campus so are the people. In this blog we will focus particularly on the lives and careers of the earliest librarians that took the student library from a small room in the Queen’s building to the “Old Library” in the Octagon.

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