The CRC provides access to a diverse range of collections.
In addition to those listed below, there are further collections accessible at other sites around the University including New College Library and School of Scottish Studies Archive. These can be explored in the Cultural & Heritage Collections webpages.
Edinburgh University Library’s rare book collections are internationally important and include many books found nowhere else. The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is an ideal place to conduct research on rare books.
The University of Edinburgh holds some of the world’s most important archives and manuscript collections, providing unique resources for the study of a wide range of disciplines, cultures, technologies, people, and places.