University of Reading: Special Collections

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Redlands Road
Reading
England
RG1 5EX

Telephone:

0118 378 8660

Email:

specialcollections@reading.ac.uk

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Open: Monday-Friday 9-5

Closed: Bank Holidays and University closed days

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The Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) galleries and garden will re-open on 19 October 2016 following completion of work on the Our Country Lives redevelopment project. For more information see their website. The MERL Reading Room will remain open throughout the project

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Collections information

Businesses (71)

Persons (432)

Families (21)

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (14)

  • NRA 41566 Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor, MP: corresp and papers
  • NRA 23673 Samuel Beckett collection
  • NRA 5695 G Bell & Sons Ltd, publishers, London link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17339 Bowes & Bowes (Cambridge) Ltd, booksellers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 43255 William Macbride Childs, historian: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 31556 Robert William Ditchburn, physicist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 16751 Italian Refugees' Relief Committee link to online catalogue
  • NRA 14226 Mason family of Eynsham Hall, Oxon: family and estate papers
  • NRA 42337 Perkins family of Ufton Court: deeds and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 38805 Richard Rado, mathematician: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 14186 Reading University Library: manuscript collections
  • NRA 40216 George William Series, physicist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 4812 Smith family, Viscounts Hambleden: family and business papers incl WH Smith corresp and papers
  • NRA 44788 FW Woolworth & Co Ltd, department store, London

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