Library Committee Item
1859-2000Minutes and papers of the library committee, 1859-1871; 1884-1903; 1931-1970;1978-1981; 1995-2000.
Also 2 files of Senior Management Committee Minutes 1986-1996.
Library Suggestions Item
1861-1862A volume of suggestions from students over additions to the library.
Annual Reports Item
1932-1976Annual reports and data provided to the Principal/VC in order to review the library's progress and compile the College's annual reports.
User Statistics Item
1900-1916; 1968-1989Includes surveys and counts from the 1960s-1980s.
Visitors Books and Catalogues Item
1880s-1930sThe visitors books of the Reading Room of the Huddersfield Mechanics Institute, dated 1844-1845.
Historical library catalogues for the institution, containing copies of the Technical School Library Catalogue Part 1: Fiction (1st, 2nd and 3rd editions), Part 1: Science, Art and Literature, Catalogue of Foreign Books and the 1934 Jubilee Commemoration Gift catalogue. Some are librarians copies marked up for corrections.
One bound unidentified catalogue, of possibly the right age and type to be a hand guide to the non-fiction titles.
Includes some paper bound catalogues based on subject, e.g. Local history, Embroidery, etc. dating from c.1940s.
Membership Records Item
1906-1949Volumes containing details about student membership, including names, address and library numbers. To be read in connection with Issue Registers for records of individual loan histories.
Issue Registers Item
1949-1968Contains details of books issues to individual membership numbers, can be cross-read with membership records, where they survive.
Mechanics Institute Library Series
1803-1899Administrative records relating to the Mechanics Institute Library. This includes contemporary printed catalogues of the contents of the library, in many cases with handwritten amendments, and visitors' books.
Institutional Library Series
Project Files Item
1951-2006A series of working files from the office of the Head of the Library (Warwick Price) relating to the planning, facilities, staffing and projects of the Library Service.
Box 1: Library Staffing - 1970s-1990s (2 files)
Library Planning - 1970s-1990s
Library Facilities - 1980s
Library Staff Handbook - 1983
Box 2: Library Moves - 1970-1995 (including move to CSB in 1976, 1983 and subsequent extentions and refurbishments) 2 files
Polytechnic Development - 1969-1997 (including copies of CLS Newsletter)
Polytechnic Development Plan - 1979-1982
Open Day Working Party - 1980-1989
Box 3: Financial Estimates - 1973-1996
Revenue Budget - 1971-1988
Music Library - 1968-1995
Holly Bank Education Students - 1983-1991
Bermerside Hall Library - 1974-1983
Library Info and Leaflets - 1951-1995
Box 4: Library Restructuring - 1970-1984 and 1984-1996 (2 files)
Library School Students - 1973-1993
Information Desk - 1986-1994
Library Review - 1992-1997
Box 5: Library Statistics and Performance - 1991-1996
User Surveys - 1993-2001
Teaching and Learning Technology - 1988-1997
Library Cooperation - 1961-1994
Box 6: Four Polytechnics Priject - 1989-1994 (2 files)
Quality and Staff Development Group - 1991-1998
Box 7: Phoenix Project - 1996 (2 files)
Oman Project - 1991-1998
Learning Resources Review - 1992-1994
Library OPAC Research - 1993
Box 8: West Yorkshire College of Health Library - 1995-1997
Storthes Hall Library - 1993-1996
Holly Bank Library - 1989-1998
Central Library Expansion - 1996
Alterations (Building) - 1999
Box 9: Omani Trainees Library Project 1994-1997 (3 files)
Library Z Block Plans - 1965-1970 (3 files)
Box 10: Library History - 1960s-1990s
Library Appraisal and Inspection - 1982-1992
Library Validation - 1977-1983
University Bookshop - 1992-1997
Extra Mural Centre - 1982-1992
Cataloguing - 2000
Theses - 1996
Institutional Repository Project - 2006
Box 11: Omani Project - 1992-1996 (4 files)
Omani Technical Library - 1992-1996 (2 files)
Box 12: Academic Librarians Group - 1996
User Induction - 1986-1995
Library Cooperation - 1995-1996
Library Audits - 1981-2000
Contracts - 1986-2000
International Information Centre - 1993-1996
Box 13: Yorkshire and Humber University Association - 1995-1998
Opening Hours/Vacation Policy - 1998
Subject Librarians - 1984-1988
Research Reports - 1993-1995
North East and Yorkshire Academic Librarians - 1994-2000
Annual Reports - 1991-1995