Using the Collections

Using the Collections

The medical archive collections can be consulted at the University Archive and Records Centre (ARC), based at the main University Library, Burlington St., Manchester [map of campus].

Access to the collections is by appointment only. Prospective users are requested to contact the the ARC in advance of their visit to confirm that the reading room will be open on particular dates.

Normal opening times for the reading room will be 9.30-12.30, 13.30-16.30  hrs on weekdays. The reading room is closed at weekends. Readers who have not previously registered with Special Collections will be required to provide a letter of reference as well as standard I.D. (passport, driver's licence, library card etc.).

Readers can pre-order material from the collections using the finding aids available on ELGAR.

For further information please contact James Peters (e-mail: