The University’s archive and rare book collections.

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We collect, manage, and provide access to archive and rare book collections. We are open to everyone and our archives cover a huge range of topics of local, national and international interest.


We have manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, business records, maps and plans, books, audio-visual and digital material to inform and inspire you.
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Explore our archives with this online catalogue. You can research all kinds of topics: education, culture, environmental and business history, medicine and health.
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Visit us

We are in the basement of the Tower Building and open, by appointment, to staff, students and members of the public. Visiting us is free and tours of the archives are available.
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Contact information


Tower Building
University of Dundee
Dundee DD1 4HN

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