A set of Postcards collected by Keith Rowntree mainly date from the early years of the Leeds Training College. Some describe the buildings as new. Two refer to the buildings as the Military Hospital which would date them to between 1914-18 although the hospital had a presence on site until 1927. Publishers of the postcards include local Leeds firms of H. Burniston, Pickard and Sons and Holland & Co..
Collection mainly focuses on material generated by the City of Leeds Training College and Carnegie Physical Training College. These include handbooks and prospectuses of the colleges dating from 1913 to 1970s, documents relating to the early years of Carnegie College, Carnegie College trip to Berlin Olympics in 1936. training college magazine ‘The Owl’ from 1930s, donations from alumni from various period, military items from 1940s when college was an Army Training Centre.