Detail from Iz ukrainskoi stariny. La Petite Russe d'autrefois (St Petersburg, ) (Waddleton.bb.14.40). From the Waddleton collection of books with colour-printed illustrations.
The Special Collections Division comprises the following departments and collections. For further information on the collections and how to use them, please visit the webpage of the relevant department.
- Bible Society
- Darwin Correspondence Project
- Manuscripts & University Archives
- Near and Middle Eastern
- Rare Books
- Royal Commonwealth Society
- South Asian, Tibetan and Southeast Asian
- Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit
Digital image collections
New images from the collections are being made available online as part of the Cambridge Digital Library.
Older images are available for:
- The Portsmouth and Macclesfield Collections of Isaac Newton's papers
- Gutenberg Bible
- Conrad Martens Sketchbooks I and III, two of the sketchbooks of the artist who accompanied Darwin on the voyage of the Beagle
- Royal Commonwealth Society Photograph Project, over 700 digitised images, dating from the late 19th century to the mid-1980s