Special Collections

Home to over 100 collections of rare books and archives on the history of the University, Bradford, Yorkshire, history, politics, literature, archaeology and much more, our best-known being the Archive of J.B. Priestley. Our collections are open to everyone and include manuscripts, letters, photographs, artworks, newspapers, maps, pamphlets, objects, pipes (Priestley's) and digital files. Discover more with our 100 Objects online exhibition.

Join the celebrations! 50 years of the University of Bradford 1966-2016

Think ahead!  Building works 2016-2017