History of the University of Birmingham

Early design proposal for the University buildings, showing the Great Hall without a dome. Image: Cadbury Research Library.


Friday, 7 June 2019 to Friday, 31 January 2020


Open daily, 9.00 - 18.00


Main Library Atrium (R30 on campus map)


Free to all.  Open access to all University ID card holders within Main Library opening hours.  Non University ID card holders please register at the Main Library reception. 

The story of the University of Birmingham illustrated through photographs from the University Heritage Archive Collection – from its roots in Mason Science College to the unification of all teaching on the Edgbaston campus in the 1960s.

Presented by The Cadbury Research Library