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Centre for Research Collections

The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is the main space for anyone using the University of Edinburgh’s historic collections.

The Collections

Salvesen   Photo Album showing whalers
An overview of the diverse collections available at the CRC.

Catalogues

This page provides links to the relevant catalogues for each collection.

Visitor Information

Readers   consulting a manuscript
The Centre for Research Collections is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library.

Services

The Centre for Research Collections offers a range of services and facilities for its users.

Research Resources

Image of letters written by Lady Grange detailing her kidnapping
A selection of resources relevant for research into the CRC's collections.

Volunteers and Interns

Volunteers   receiving training in the conservation studio
Volunteers and Interns are an important part of the CRC and contribute a great deal towards our overall success.

Exhibitions

View of Towards Dolly exhibition about animal genetics research in Edinburgh
Current and Forthcoming exhibitions at the Exhibition Gallery, University of Edinburgh Main Library.

About Us

Researchers in the CRC Reading Room
The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) provides access to the University of Edinburgh’s cultural and heritage collections.

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Blogs

See our Social Media page for collection and project specific social media accounts.