Welcome to the LJMU Special Collections & Archives Catalogue

LJMU Special Collections and Archives hold unique and distinctive primary sources which can be used by students to inspire their academic work, by researchers making new discoveries and by all interested members of the public who would like to learn more. LJMU Special Collections & Archives cover five main themes; Arts, Photography and Fashion, Liverpool Theatre and Writing, Popular Music and Counter Culture, LJMU History and Special Collections.

Please note that not all collections are fully catalogued. The online catalogue is updated on regular basis but if you cannot find what you are looking for please see our webpages for more information or contact us.

Books held in Special Collections are available via the Library system, Discover, which can be found at ljmu.ac.uk/library, designated 'Special Collections'.

Our Digital Exhibitions site is updated regularly with new exhibitions from our collections, and can be found at ljmuexhibitions.online.

All collections are available for reference use, our Reading Room is open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm. To book an appointment, please e-mail archives@ljmu.ac.uk or call 0151 231 3241.

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Collection Highlights