Reference number
  • UNI
  • Collection
  • 1928-2018
  • Archive material relating to the university mostly includes photographs (especially images taken by its Estates and Marketing departments), and publications (e.g. prospectuses). There are also some items relating to the university's predecessors, such as prospectuses and photographs for Coventry School of Art, Lanchester College of Technology, Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry Polytechnic.
Administrative history
  • The majority of archive material relating to Coventry University's predecessors is held by the Coventry Archives & Research Centre. This is because until 1989 these organisations - such as Lanchester College of Technology, Lanchester Polytechnic, and Coventry Polytechnic - were administered by Coventry City Council.
Access status
  • Open
Conditions governing access
  • ┆By appointment. The material is currently uncatalogued.