Cinderella Collection

Cinderella artist's illustration

In August 2012 Mrs Janet Stowe gifted the University of Bedfordshire a varied collection of items on the Cinderella myth/fairy story. This collection comprises of books, cuttings, games and toys all related to the Cinderella myth. The individual items in the collection are not necessarily unique in themselves, although some are, what is unique is the collection itself. Some of the books may be available in the main library collection.

The Cinderella Collection is held in closed access at the Bedford Campus Library, Room Q0.10. Access to items from the physical collection is by appointment only.

Please submit requests to consult Cinderella items for research to Karen Davies at

Cinderella book cover

Guidance on handling items from the Cinderella Collection [PDF]

Please submit requests to use Cinderella collection items outside the Reading Room to the University Librarian Marcus Wolley at

If you have any enquiries about access, please contact: Sarah Arkle, Head of Reader Services at

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