As UofGASC begin to welcome a new cohort of placement students, it seems a fitting opportunity to publish the work of one of last year’s Museum Studies students. Guest blog post by Antonios Chaliakopoulos, Museum Studies placement student I completed… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
Guest blog post by Lucy Janes, Master’s Student in Information Management & Preservation at the University of Glasgow. Books have their own biographies and the traces of their ‘lives’ can be found in records such as those of Blackie & Son Ltd, a Glasgow publishing company founded… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Linsey McMillan, PhD Student in History, University of Edinburgh. This article was written by PhD student Linsey McMillan in conjunction with the current exhibition Call and Response: The University of Glasgow and Slavery. The exhibition seeks… Read More ›
In August this year, Call and Response: The University of Glasgow and Slavery opened in the University of Glasgow Chapel. The exhibition seeks to explore the unknown or unexpected ways collections can be related to racial slavery, and continues the… Read More ›
To join in with the Library and University’s Festive Feast activities this weekend we’ve created a festive themed colouring book featuring items from Archives and Special Collections. These festive colouring pages have been created using images of items held across… Read More ›
Photography Scotland’s Season of Photography runs this year from September-November. To mark the event, I have been challenged to explore the photographs contained within our business collections, and to consider their unique value in archival research. When we conjure an… Read More ›