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Special Collections: South West Writers

Searching for archives:

Archive materials can be found by searching the University of Exeter Special Collections archives catalogue

  • Narrow down your search by going into advanced search
  • Enter a keyword, name or title
  • If you already know an item’s reference number you can search by this
  • Optionally refine the results by date

Searching for books:

Rare books can be found by searching the University of Exeter Library catalogue

  • Enter a keyword, title or author in the search bar
  • To restrict the results to a specific time period, enter a date range under *Refine your results* and *Creation Date*

To restrict the results to results to Special Collections materials, select *Special Collections, Old Library* under *Location*


Further guidance on using the archives and library catalogues can be found on the Searching our Catalogues LibGuide

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