The Special Collections of the University of Central Lancashire Library contain a large number of books, documents, and historical resources of both national and international importance.
The Livesey Collection
Named in honour of Joseph Livesey of Preston, one of the early teetotal pioneers, the Livesey Collection forms an internationally significant resource for the study of the Temperance Movement.
Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory
Records and papers from the Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory on Moor Park in Preston. Explore sketches, notes and papers by George James Gibbs from the 1920's and 1930's.
The Woodruff Collection
William Woodruff's books are catalogued and deposited in the Woodruff Collection of the University of Central Lancashire.
The Wainwright Collection
Donated by the Wainwright Conservative Club in Blackpool, the collection contains late Victorian texts relating to British and Irish political history.