University of St Andrews

University Library Special Collections

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Small family and estate collections

Images of the Small Family and Estate collections

The following list gives an idea of the range of smaller collections of family and estate papers held in the library, along with brief details of the status of their finding aids. Most of these are now listed on the Archive Catalogue except where stated.

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.