Calling all current University of Glasgow students: Did you make use of Special Collections or Archives over the past year? We know that many of you did and we would like to hear from you! Write a short blog on something… Read More ›
Tag Archive for ‘UofGLibrary’
A new exhibition charting Scotland’s role in the development and growth of football has recently opened at the Kelvingrove Museum and Special Collections is delighted to contribute by loaning an important item. The 1691 edition of Scottish school-teacher David Wedderburn’s… Read More ›
To coincide with Dr. Emma Macleod’s lecture Republican Reality: Scotland and the USA 1790-1820, the fifth in the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies Vox Populi seminar series, we offer up a tale of two WiIsons. Both were born in… Read More ›
What is the future of printed media? Special Collections (with an apologetic nod to Radio 4) takes The Long View!
The University’s Development and Alumni Office is staging a panel debate on 4 March examining the future of printed media. The panel – to be chaired by journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil – will consider the current trends in digital… Read More ›
New Special Collections Flickr Set A recent enquiry from a researcher has prompted our latest Flickr set of Roemer Visscher’s ‘Drawings for the Sinnepoppen’ (SM 1891A). ‘Drawings for the Sinnepoppen’ is an emblem book (c.1614) that contains 84 drawings, approximately… Read More ›
To commemorate Burns Night we thought we’d share with you a few items from the Papers of Edwin Morgan, in particular a couple of Robert Burns commemorative stamps which were sent to EM by an unidentified friend in the USSR…. Read More ›