University Archive

The University Archives are historical records of the University of Birmingham and its predecessor and associated organisations, together with papers of some former members of staff and students. 

About the archive

More information about the archive, its remit and contents. Find out about the archive

Official archive

Items relating to the early history and development of the University. This collection is only partly catalogued, but work is ongoing. Find out about the official archive

Staff archive

Papers of University staff, including lecture notes, correspondence, published and unpublished work. Find out about the staff archive (PDF 358KB or DOC 128KB).

Student archive

Papers from former students, including course notes, essays, exam papers and photographs. Find out about the student archive (PDF 385KB or DOC 129KB).