University of St Andrews

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Recent additions

Recent additions

Find out about how we add new collections of archival material and expand our existing collections.


History of the University

Discover more about the University from its foundation in the 15th century to the present day.

Manuscript or muniment?

Not quite sure what the difference is? Learn about how to distinguish between our different archival collections.

Collection development policy

Discover how the Special Collections Division makes decisions on the development of its manuscript and muniment collections.

Current projects

Read about the exciting projects the Archive team is currently working on, and those that have been completed recently.