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University of Aberdeen Special Collections Centre

Phone 01224 272598
Address Special Collections Centre, The Sir Duncan Rice Library, Bedford Road, Aberdeen AB24 3AA

Opening Hours:

Monday 10:00-12:30 13:30-16:30
Tuesday 09:30-12:30 13:30-16:30
Wednesday 09:30-12:30 13:30-16:30
Thursday 09:30-12:30 13:30-16:30
Friday 09:30-12:30 13:30-16:30

Please note the centre is closed over lunch



Records of King's and Marischal Colleges & the University of Aberdeen, North-East Scotland family and estate papers, North-East Scotland businesses, the Historic Archives of the Scottish Catholic Church, Photographic Collections, notably the George Washington Wilson Collection.

Collection Policy


Collection Highlights

George Washington Wilson & Co. photograph collection: Australian gold mining - the cage (1890s): Stu...

Aberdeen Bestiary: The Phoenix (c1200): Detail of the phoenix from f56r: the bird makes a container ...

Design by James Playfair, architect, for public rooms at Cairness House (1793): Part of the Gordons ...