Keele University special collections and archives
The Special Collections and Archives comprise a variety of material, such as medieval manuscripts, seals, correspondence, ledgers, maps, plans, watercolours, sketches, lantern plates, photographs, rare books and microfilm.
The major collections and archives include Arnold Bennett Papers, Wilfred Bloor Papers, Foundations of British Sociology Archive, T. E. Hulme Collection, William Jack Collection, Knight and Sons Papers, A.D. Lindsay Papers, Karl Mannheim Papers, Paget Papers, Ray Pahl Papers, Pape Collection, Raymond Richards Collection, Sneyd Papers, Spode Papers, Tamworth Court Rolls, Warrillow Collection, and J.C. Wedgwood Papers. The Local Collection comprises over 5,000 books, plus pamphlets, newspapers, journals, directories and maps relating to the history of Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire.
The archives are open to the general public as well as the academic community.