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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:

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.

Online resources:                                                                                                                         University Archive Catalogue | Queen's and WW1QUB Book of Remembrance

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

Contact Details: 

 Address:  Enquiry Desk, Floor 1, The McClay Library                                                        Tel:          028 9097 6333                                                                                                    Email:

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Visit our Special Collections & Archives LibGuide for additional information on our collections and facilities.