Extensive collection of original source material on Isambard Kingdom Brunel, his father Sir Marc Isambard Brunel and his son Henry Marc Brunel.
Archive relating to the Feminist Movement in Bristol, the South West, and beyond from the 1970s to c.2000.
Collection of medieval manuscripts, including the early 15th century Cobden Book of Hours.
The archives of Penguin Books Ltd. from its foundation in 1935 to the 1990s.
Records of the Pinney family from the 17th century relating to England and the West Indies.
Political archives, including election addresses, and papers of the Liberal Party and the Independent Labour Party.
The archive of the University and its predecessor, University College Bristol.