The cathedral's archive and manuscript collections are divided between three locations:
For further information on how to access the collections, see the separate access page in this guide.
The main cathedral collections stored at 5 The College are as follows:
The collections stored within the claustral buildings and managed by Durham Cathedral Library staff include:
The medieval manuscripts and incunables collection (books printed before 1500) are accessed through Palace Green Library, but new users of these items should contact Durham Cathedral Library staff in the first place.