Heritage Quay holds a variety of printed material relating to the subjects of education, politics, local history, poetry and literature, sport and
art and design. These collections are available in an array of formats including book volumes, magazines, journals, leaflets and periodicals.
Explore the many rare and special editions produced or owned by Ted Hughes, including but not limited to the Mark Hinchliffe Ted Hughes
Archive Printed Collection and the Ted Hughes Network Morrigu Press Archive.
If sport is your thing, then check out our Rugby League Heritage reference library or our extensive collection of Cricket Research Centre
Publications. The Jo Ogle Needlework Library contains publications relating to fashion and pattern-making, and you can access both the Textile
Recorder and the Textile Mercury, essential resources for those interested in textile manufacturing.
Collections relating to politics comprise of the Left Book Club Publications, a library from a publishing group that exerted a strong left-wing
influence in the UK during the 1930s-1940s. This collection is complimented by the Socialist Worker and Socialist Review journals, as well as
pamphlets on various topics produced by the Independent Labour Party.
The David Canter Library and Cedric Cullingford library explore educational topics, such as environmental psychology and early years teaching.
We also hold publications by the Huddersfield University Press and hold the Huddersfield University Rare Books Collection.
If you’re interested in researching the local history of Huddersfield, or areas within Yorkshire, then our Taylor Dyson Library or Yorkshire Collection
library will get you started. We also hold a large library of books collected by the Halifax Antiquarian Society, as well as an extensive range of
Methodist publications and printed material collected or produced by the Wesley Historical Society (Yorkshire).
Printed collections mentioned above, as well as others, are listed below in alphabetical order: