Located on the Second Floor, West Wing of the All Saints Library, the Local Collection consists of published material relating to the Greater Manchester area. Although most subjects are represented, the collection is particularly rich in books on social and industrial history including parish registers and the histories of individual towns; religion, technology, art and architecture, and literature. The material in the collection is for reference use only and is identified on Library Search by the words Local Collection Reference.
Tip: A large portion of this collection consists of pamphlets or ephemera, which are located in cardboard pamphlet boxes after the run of standard texts. Items held in these boxes are flagged with a 'P' before the Shelfmark, on Library Search.