Libraries & Collections

Visiting researchers will have access to the extensive and outstanding art, archive, rare books and museum collections held by:

Together these collections contain:

  • Over 400 Manuscripts
  • 40,000 Early and Rare Printed Books
  • 5,300 Meters of Archives
  • Over 50,000 Objects
  • 200 Paintings

And available for researchers to consult! @PalaceGreenLib
ResearchDurham photo
John McCafferty @jdmccafferty
29 Apr 1672: the body of John Cosin Bishop of #Durham is taken to the chapel of Auckland Castle for burial #otd - he'd died in Pall Mall #London on 15 Jan 1672. His extraordinary library is still intact at Palace Green #Durham (Peterhouse, University of Cambridge)