Answered By: Victoria Hedley
Last Updated: Nov 26, 2020     Views: 25

Founded in 1833 and occupying listed buildings within the Durham World Heritage site, Durham University's Palace Green Library houses archives, early printed books and other special collections. These include:

  • Over 70,000 books printed before 1850 including 300 incunables
  • Over 100 medieval manuscripts
  • 3,400 metres of archives and artefacts
  • Over 30,000 maps and prints and 100,000 photographs

For more information on the university’s Special Collections, see here: www.dur.ac.uk/library/asc.

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