The Robert Gordon University Archive

Records Management Department, The Robert Gordon University, St Andrew Street, Aberdeen
AB25 1HG

Access is by appointment only.  Please contact the Records Services Officer for further details.

The Robert Gordon University Archive (1864 – c.2000) provides public access to the business records of The Robert Gordon Institute of Technology (RGIT) and its predecessor and successor institutions Among the sources available for family history are:

  • Teaching staff financial records from Robert Gordon’s Technical College (1896 – 1961)
  • Student records, including registers of attendance and fees cash books from Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon’s Technical College and the School of Domestic Science (1886 – 1969)

Researchers should note that the University’s Art and Heritage Collections in the Library ( provides access to the University’s holdings of artwork and historic artefacts, including student drawings, photographs and oral history recordings from Gray’s School of Art and the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment.