A vast array of primary source material is available via the Library, online and in local archives.
The following primary source collections can be accessed online. Some are freely accessible to all whilst others are only available to University of Bristol students and staff.
The collections are listed below by the following geographical regions and sub-divided by period:
General online resource collections with wide global and historical scope.
The University's Special Collections encompass a wide range of material from different time periods and on numerous subjects.
Some material can be viewed online and you can consult physical items by appointment in the Special Collections Reading Room on the first floor of the Arts and Social Sciences Library.