The Archives and Special Collections reading room will be closing to the public on the 17th of December 2020 for the Christmas period.
However, due to the new lockdown measures in Wales which are to begin on the 28th of December we will not be reopening to the public until the end of the period of restrictions (to be confirmed by the Welsh Government).
The service will continue to receive enquiries via email email@example.com or over the phone (01248) 383276 and will make every attempt to answer your questions as soon as possible.
Welcome to the Archives and Special Collections which forms part of the Library and Archives Service at Bangor University.
We are responsible for the collection and long-term preservation of manuscripts, archival collections and a diverse range of rare books and printed material.
Our aim is to ensure that our resources are accessible to all researchers, free of charge. We actively promote these collections as valuable research and learning tools and engage the wider community in our activities as well as the staff and students within the University.
Our collections are open to the public and can be consulted at the Archives and Special Collections which is located in the Main Arts building at Bangor University. The repository comprises of a search room for quiet study and an education room for group visits.
The Archives and Special Collections are an Accredited Archive Service.
IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN OF THE UNIVERSITY: 1914-1918
For the last few months staff in Archives & Special Collections have been working on a project to learn more about former Bangor University Students and Staff who died during the First World War. The aim of the project was to identify all ninety seven men listed on the War Memorial Plaques located outside the Pritchard Jones Hall and to put faces and stories to the names:
From the 29th of September 2020 our opening hours will be as follows:
Tuesdays 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm
Thursdays 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm