A new book , Lab Coats and Lace, the lives and legacies of inspiring Irish women scientists and pioneers, edited by Mary Mulvihill, features Glasgow University graduate Dame Anne Louise McIlroy (1874-1968). After graduation with a MD in 1900, she went on… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
The Temple of Flora, the third and final part of Thornton’s New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus is probably the most sumptious and renowned of all great flower books. It contains thirty-one plates, produced by a… Read More ›
This image comes from the treasures of Special Collections photo set which can be accessed via Flickr. The Eagle image comes from Birds of America by John James Audubon London: 1827-38 This truly monumental work was published in eighty-seven parts… Read More ›
A lot goes on in Special Collections – assisting our researchers (students, staff and visitors), cataloguing, providing images, creating exhibitions… so I reckon our blogs will be quite diverse. Check in for postings about our wonderful collections (rare books, manuscripts,… Read More ›
Today 28 members of the Bowling Green University delegation of graduate students visited the University of Glasgow and were amazed to discover that it was a Glasgow Professor, John Nichol, who is credited with establishing the subject of American Literature… Read More ›