Our Records and Archive Centre is closed to visitors until further notice and staff are now working remotely. We are available to respond to enquiries by email and you can contact us at RecordsManagement@bcu.ac.uk . We will assist where we can, but please note that our response may take longer than usual and we are not able to access our physical collections at this time.
Thank you for your understanding,
Your Records and Archives Centre Team
Welcome to the Records and Archive Centre at Birmingham City University. We are part of Library and Learning Resources.
Here you will find details of information resources encompassing the past and present business of the university.
We hold the University archive alongside other special collections and can help identify appropriate sources of information for enquiries and projects relating to the collections we hold.
The Records Centre houses a growing collection of historical archive documents relating to the University’s history. This invaluable resource comprises of bound volumes, registers, minute books, prospectuses, news cuttings and photographic material. The continuance of the archive is being guaranteed through the deposit of current University source books such as prospectuses, statistical handbooks and topical press cuttings.
We are also responsible for promoting good practice in records and information management across the University and can support staff in this area.
We are located in the Curzon building (C003) at the City Centre Campus
We are currently closed.
Staff are available online:
Monday to Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Friday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
If you have any questions, please contact us:
Everyone is welcome to use the archives. Please give us a few days notice to retrieve the items you wish to view.
In order to preserve the materials we ask that you:
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our Records & Archives Centre is closed. Please accept our apologies for this inconvenience.
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