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Designation Collections list

Date:18 July 2014

There are currently 140 Designated collections held in organisations across the whole of England.

The following descriptions of the outstanding collections recognised by the Designation Scheme demonstrate the immense richness and variety of the collections held in England's museums, libraries and archives.

These world class collections are a lasting source of inspiration and enjoyment for generations of users and Designation exists to promote and increase access to them for all.

Author:Arts Council England