The newly renamed Barker Research Library, at the Palace Green Library, offers full Search Room services and houses the Local Studies and History of the Book reference collections. Founded in 1833 and occupying listed buildings within the Durham World Heritage site, the Palace Green Library of Durham University houses archives, early printed books and other special collections.
There are: Over 70,000 books printed before 1850 including 300 incunables; Over 100 Medieval manuscripts; 3,400 metres of archives and artefacts; and over 30,000 maps and prints and 100,000 photographs.
Architect: GSS Architecture
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