Attlee collection

The Attlee collection comprises of books donated to the Library by former Prime Minister Clement Attlee. 

Many of these works relate to the independence of India and Pakistan and demonstrate the extent of Attlee’s involvement with this historic event.

About the collection


Attlee donated works to the newly founded University of York in the early 1960s.


You can search across the collection in YorSearch.

Further information

Further information on the collection

Further information on Clement Attlee