by Liam Dowd – Social Media Editor, The Glasgow Guardian October 10 2017 marked 85 years since The Glasgow Guardian first started reporting stories and publishing on the University of Glasgow campus. Now, The Glasgow Guardian is the longest running… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
Published on behalf of Kerry Yates. In my last blog post I was talking about digitizing early 20th century photographs from the Erskine Collection. Today I have a few images from a recent project, rehousing documents from the 16th and… Read More ›
In this blog post, we will be looking at the variety of formats of Hunter’s printed books, and uncover the technical terms, which are commonly used to describe the books’ formats.
The Season of Photography in Scotland, which runs until the end of November, is an initiative of Photography Scotland, a consortium comprising the National Galleries of Scotland, The University of Glasgow, the University of St Andrews, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow,… Read More ›
The Season of Photography brings together many of the exhibitions and events taking place throughout Scotland. The season offers the opportunity for everyone to engage with photography. From the moment of its birth, photography had a dual character – as a… Read More ›
Blog post by Ellie King, MSc Museum Studies Placement Student, William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues. Ellie worked on the Hunter Library Project from May to July 2017 to help with background research and book history enquiries,… Read More ›
Hunter’s relationship with his brother and fellow anatomist John was famously strained so it is not surprising that John was not a trustee for Hunter’s estate. Hunter’s nephew, Matthew Baillie, along with Hunter’s business partner William Cruikshank, were the main… Read More ›