History of the University of Birmingham

Location
Main Library Atrium
Dates
Tuesday 3 January (09:00) - Tuesday 23 May 2023 (18:00)
Early design proposal for University Buildings
Design proposal for the University, 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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Main Library Building R30 on the Campus Map

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