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Student magazine 'The Collegiate' published in the 1950's - just one of the items available in the archive collection

Are you interested in finding out more about the history of the University or the students and staff that have studied, worked and played here?

The University of Portsmouth archive collection is based in the University Library and includes material not only from the current university but also its predecessors and associated organisations Portsmouth and Gosport School of Science 1869 – 1894, Portsmouth Municipal and Technical Institute 1894 – 1908 Portsmouth Municipal College 1908-1953, Portsmouth College of Technology 1953-1969, Portsmouth Polytechnic 1969-1992, Portsmouth College of Education (Formerly Portsmouth Training College) 1907 -1976 and the College of Art 1894-1994

If you would like to use the archive or have an enquiry, please contact the archivist Anna Delaney who will be happy to help. Anna works part time and is available on Mondays, Tuesdays and on Wednesday mornings.

Email: Anna.Delaney@port.ac.uk
Tel: 023 9284 3292

The collection can be consulted by appointment only in the archive room. Here are some guidelines when using the archive collection as many items are unique and irreplaceable:

 

Calling staff and students past and present

The archive is now collecting items relevant to the history of the University. If you have something that you would like to add to the collection, get in touch and the archivist will be pleased to discuss this with you.

 

The catalogue listings can be viewed here as PDF’s.

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