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The University Archive

The institutional archive of Queen's University Belfast comprises records pertaining to the history and development of Queen’s from its foundation as a Queen’s College in 1845 through to its establishment as an independent university in 1908 to the present day. Among the record series are those which are traditionally associated with the life of a university, such as the minutes of Senate, minutes of the Academic Council, faculty and departmental records, University Calendars, student registers and roll books and examination papers.  There are records relating to the administration of the University such as minutes and papers dealing with the management of the University Estate and records reflecting the work of the Library. There are also series’ of records from student organisations which include publications produced by student societies and there are collections of papers deposited by former members of staff.

Visitors will need to register for access to The McClay Library before coming to the Enquiry Desk on Floor 1.

Contact details:

Enquiry Desk
Floor 1, The McClay Library
Tel: 028 9097 6333
Email: specialcollections@qub.ac.uk

Ursula Mitchel (University Archivist)
Email: u.mitchel@qub.ac.uk

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm