A new piece of research into the 1864 typhus outbreak in Greenock has been published online in the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2009:39: 173-8, based on research undertaken in the Archives of the University of… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
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 ›
The Hunterian Psalter is a twelfth century illuminated manuscript, thought to have been produced in England c. 1170. It is regarded as the greatest treasure of William Hunter’s (1718-83) magnificent library of books and manuscripts. This high quality volume of… Read More ›
This month we feature a de-luxe illuminated manuscript copy of the De Casibus Virorum Illustrium by Boccaccio. It is a compilation of moral stories about the tragic ends of famous men and women. This is a copy of a version… Read More ›