University of St Andrews

University Library Special Collections

Rare Books


Wightman Collection

Images of the Wightman Collection

A collection of pamphlets in 22 boxes, bequeathed in 1987 by Dr Edith Mary Wightman. They relate to the archaeology and history of the ancient world, particularly Gaul. The collection includes some pamphlets on numismatics.

Finding aids

The whole collection is on the online catalogue. Classmarks for books in this collection have the prefix Wig.


Find out how you can get copies of books, manuscripts or photographs held within Special Collections.

Collection development policy

Discover how the Special Collections Division makes decisions on the development of its rare book collections.

Current projects

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