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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. The record series include a number of broad areas:

Life of a UniversityAdministration of the UniversityRecords from Student Organisations
Minutes of Senate, minutes of the Academic Council, faculty and departmental records, University Calendars, student registers, roll books and examination papers Minutes and papers dealing with the management of the University Estate, records reflecting the work of the Library Publications produced by student societies, 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. Opening Hours: Monday - Friday | 9am - 5pm

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