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History of the University of Birmingham

Main Library Atrium
Friday 7th June 2019 (09:00) - Friday 31st January 2020 (18:00)
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Early design proposal for University Buildings
Early design proposal for the University buildings, showing the Great Hall without a dome

The story of the University of Birmingham, from its roots in the predecessor institutions of Mason Science College and Queens College, to the eventual bringing together of all teaching on the Edgbaston campus in the 1960s. Illustrated through photographs from the University Heritage Archive Collection of the Cadbury Research Library.

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Culture and collections

Schools, institutes and departments

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