Collections & Archives

Image: Dress with Jacket, 1965, Andre Courreges, International Wool Secretariat Photographs, London College of Fashion (LCF)
Dress with Jacket, 1965, Andre Courreges, International Wool Secretariat Photographs, London College of Fashion (LCF)
Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Manuscript Illumination 1405-1420, Fine Art Prints and Drawings Collection, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Walter Crane's Painting Book, 1898, by Walter Crane, Walter Crane Collection, Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts London.
Walter Crane's Painting Book, 1898, by Walter Crane, Walter Crane Collection, Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts London.

A wide range of archives and special collections are held across the six colleges of University of the Arts London.

More information about the collections held at the University can be found on the website for each College's special collections (links are given below). A number of the collections and archives held across the University are also listed on the University Archives and Special Collections online catalogue

The collections include material relating to book art, film, fine printing, performance, product design, tailoring, typography and women's art. Resources are open to the general public. It is advisable to make an appointment before you visit using the contact email address or phone number of the site where the collection you wish to view is held. 

An overview showcasing academic uses of archives and special collections at University of the Arts London is given in the following publication, available in both static and interactive PDF format.

A general guide to our Archives and Special Collections is also available 

The Library Services Archives and Special Collections Development and Management Policy is available below. For further information about this policy, please contact Sarah Mahurter, Manager, University Archives and Special Collections Centre s.mahurter@arts.ac.uk

College collections

Along with the UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre, UAL college's house their own collections:

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