The collection was built up and selected from materials contributed by an individual in vast quantity as well as according to library’s criteria. Now, the library has 6 collections of followings:
- The Late Prof. Stuiver collection (STU)
- The Late Prof. A. Kovoor collection (KOV)
- The Late Lionel liyange Collection (LIY)
- Prof. Tissa R. Herath collection (HER)
- Prof. S.A. Kulusooriya collection (KUL)
- Mr. V. Manoharan collection (MAN)
The call number of this collection is uniquely designed where it begins with the contributor's name as mentioned above mainly to differentiate each other.