The Historical Collection aims to document the student movement from 1968 to 1977.
- 4,000 student movement’s political pamphlets (mimeographed) from Romagna and Bologna (see on website)
- 200 local and national political journals (see on website)
- 100 underground magazines (see on website)
- 2,000 B / W and color photos
- 5,000 publications on historical and political subjects
In addition, there are special collections about the Italian peace and anti-militarist movement, the Italian history of anarchism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
The Historical Collection is continuously being enriched by purchases, donations, bequests and other loans for use.