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SAULCAT - St Andrews University Library Catalogue

Library photographic archive

St Andrews University Library holds one of the largest and most important collections of historic photography in Scotland, stemming primarily from the fact that St Andrews played a vital role in the development of the photographic process through the early interest of Sir David Brewster and his friendship with William Henry Fox Talbot.

The collection numbers in excess of 700,000 images, and is still being increased by acquisition.

Many of these images can be searched for and viewed via The Photographic Collection webpages.

Photograph of two men reading