While students, staff and external researchers are unable to access the tens of thousands of physical items in our collections, we can make available many digital versions.
Contact us on the chat at the side of this page - we'll help you right away if any Special Collections & Archives staff are online. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electronic Music, ground-breaking 20th century woman composer, experimental music
Daphne Oram Archive.
Hundreds of key documents and photographs from the Daphne Oram Archive are digitally available on the Oram Archive catalogue.
Look especially at the items in ORAM/1/1 Oramics, Early Conceptions and ORAM/7 Photographs. We can make some other digital documents available to students, lecturers and researchers that aren’t on the catalogue. Please get in touch!
Textiles: historic clothing, art and textiles from around the world!
Hundreds of images from our textile collection are can be browsed on VADS (the Visual Arts Data Service, an online collection of images for use in learning, teaching and research in the UK). If you're looking for something specific, include your search term and 'Constance Howard' in your search to retrieve items from our collection. You can also search the Textile Collection on our Archive and Textile Catalogue. Go to the Advanced Search and use the RefNo "TC/M*" along with your search term in Any Text. Select a Reference number from the list to see the catalogue record and photos.
Documenting women’s art practice; fuelling, facilitating and archiving new work
The Women’s Art Library
We have hundreds of images that are not online but are available for us to send directly to lecturers, researchers and artists. This collection of books and catalogues is backed up with a special collection of artists’ documentation. To get an idea of what this is see the Women’s Art Library archive catalogue. You’ll see to a list of sub-collections of things like boxes and posters that you can browse.
You can get a flavour of what’s in the Women’s Art Library through past projects that take the WAL collection into the virtual space such as: