Stunning collections spanning almost 2,000 years of history
With objects spanning almost 2,000 years of history, York Minster's Historic Collections cover more than you may expect.
The Library holds the extensive historic printed collections of The Chapter of York, as well as a modern reference and lending library.
From Roman tile to communion silver, Chinese silks to daggers there are over 250,000 objects to explore.
Below are details of some of our most popular resources for researching family histories.