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Archives and Special Collections held by Teesside University Library

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What Special Collections do we hold?

Special Collections are items of a related topic that have been gathered together and held in special conditions because they may be rare or fragile

Alfred Edwards News cuttings and some (little) ephemera related to the Middlesbrough iron and steel industry and Edwards’ career in local politics, 1930s–1950s. 
Cleveland Child Abuse Transcripts and scripts from local and national media reporting of the event and its aftermath – Recent additions to this material include statements from the enquiry (some of these records remain closed). 1987-
Fascism Literature Collection Much of this is freely available on the library shelves, some is in store and some very fragile material is held in the Archive strong room, 1927-1971.
Illustrated London News These volumes, due to their fragile condition, are kept in the Archive strong room
19th & 20th Century periodicals Due to their fragile condition the Girls Own Paper, Boys Own Paper, Sunday at Home, The Quiver, Pearson’s Magazine, Cornhill Magazine are held in the Archive strong room.