Here at Special Collections we hold material, including correspondence, press cuttings and photographs, pertaining to the highly influential Scottish artist, Jessie Marion King. She was born in Glasgow on the 20th of March 1875 and died in Kirkcudbright, where she… Read More ›
This category was used for posts created by archives staff before August 2016. Since then all posts are categorised as Archives and Special Collections posts.
By Rachel Rowan, PhD Candidate in Economic & Social History, University of Glasgow On Thursday 28th February, an array of twenty students, postdocs, and lecturers gathered at the University of Glasgow Archive Services to ‘hack’ the James Finlay & Co papers within the Scottish Business Archive…. Read More ›
All you have done for us will be remembered by grateful hearts Letter addressed to Professor Henry Dyer from students at The Imperial College of Engineering, Tokyo , 28 June 1882 [UGC 232/1/5] As an Information Management and Preservation MSc… Read More ›
The David Murray Book Collecting Prize is now open to submissions from all current University of Glasgow students with an interest in collecting. This can consist of printed books, printed ephemera, manuscripts, photographic material, or a combination of these, with… Read More ›
International Day of Women and Girls in Science: A Celebration of Glasgow University’s Women that Broke the Mould
Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, an event recognised to encourage the development of women in an underrepresented industry. According to the United Nations, a study conducted in 14 countries states that, “the probability for… Read More ›
Did you know that the University of Glasgow used to be its own constituency? And that graduates got an extra vote? Today, as we commemorate the Centenary of the Act that first gave the vote to some women, University of… Read More ›