Established in 1994, the National Fairground Archive is a collection of recognised importance. Housed in the Western Bank Library, it is a unique collection of photographic, printed, manuscript and audiovisual material covering all aspects of the culture of travelling showpeople, their organisation as a community, their social history …
The Special Collections Department of the University of Sheffield Library holds major collections of rare and specialised books and academic archives covering a wide range of subjects and time periods.
Digital Special Collections provides free access to many of the visually stunning materials in our collections. Each week more documents …
Welcome to the University of Sheffield Library Digital Collections. We invite you to browse a selection of materials from the Special Collections and National Fairground Archive to facilitate your research and interests.
Click on the collection links to the left to activate browsing and searching within that collection.
The University of Sheffield retains the copyright and publication rights for all images and information in these collections. You must acknowledge the source of these documents wherever they are used. Please read the Rights Statement before downloading or printing any resources. If you wish to use any of the images/documents for a purpose which is not permitted you must contact us at the email address provided.
General copyright information can be found at http://www.shef.ac.uk/copyright