Welcome to the UAL Archives and Special Collections Online Catalogue

The archives and special collections of the University of the Arts London are composed of a rich and varied range of materials, some unique or rare, and examples of traditional and contemporary practice. There is a wonderful variety of formats including archives, printed books, artefacts, photographs, textiles, digital materials and art works. 

The purpose of the collections is to support teaching, learning and research in a variety of disciplines from graphic design to fashion taught across the UAL colleges.

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Charles London Pickering Collection

Charles London Pickering Collection

Charles Pickering (1908-1998) worked in the printing industry as Typography lecturer and Inspector of Education. He was also a prominent member of printing societies such as the Double Crown Club and Wynken de Worde Society. This collection contains material concerning the history of printing, typography and book trade from the 18th to 20th century.
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