StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number UCLCA/SEC
TitleStudent Ephemera Collection
DescriptionThe Student Ephemera collection is a curated collection of manuscripts, publications, artwork, photographs and objects, relating to the lives of UCL students, the Student Union and members of UCL staff. The material dates from 1828 to 2002.

The items within the collection are a representation of student life that complements and expands upon the institutional records held in the College Archive. It consists of a wide range of material, such as correspondence, programmes, tickets, newspaper clippings, leaflets, books, periodicals, photographs and artwork. The collection also contains a significant number of objects including academic and sporting medals, and both UCL and Student Union branded memorabilia. A small number of items relating to the history of the university are also included, such as correspondence relating to its establishment, centenary publications, commemorative objects and artwork.
Extent7 boxes, 2 medal display cases, 61 oversized items
AdminHistoryThe collection was accumulated by UCL alum, Dr Mark Curtin, who transferred ownership to Students' Union UCL in 2022. It was then deposited with Special Collections by the Union in 2023.
ArrangementThe collection has been arranged into five series divided by format. They are as follows:

A. Manuscripts and records
B. Publications
C. Photographs and artwork
D. Medals
E. Objects
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
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