When we posted about the Season of Photography in Scotland, we didn’t mention William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877) in our list of collections but the Library is fortunate to hold an original copy of his pioneering work ‘The Pencil of… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
Papers of Professor Archibald Allan Bowman (1883-1936) (GB 248 DC 077) Archibald Allan Bowman graduated from the University in 1905, was Assistant to the Professor of Logic from 1906-1912, and returned as Professor of Logic and Rhetoric from 1925-1927, and… Read More ›
Blog post by Dr David McOmish, Project Assistant, William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues. David will be speaking on ‘Teaching the Scientific Revolution in verse: when poetry ruled the cosmos’ at the Wellcome Library at a workshop… Read More ›
Blog post by Michelle Craig, Project Assistant, William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues and Leverhulme PhD Candidate Now the Hunterian Transcription project is ending, we can begin to take stock of the project’s goals and outcomes. The… Read More ›
Blog post by Dr Jade Scott, Project Assistant, William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues. When we think of Plague, we tend to imagine the Black Death of the fourteenth-century, which had such catastrophic effects on the population… Read More ›