Have you ever wondered what an archivist does? Or what archives we hold here and how we store them? Would you like to see highlights from our whisky-related collections? This Thursday, 25th June, we at Archive Services are offering a special… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
As a devotee of all things Egyptian, I am particularly fascinated by this papyrus fragment, one of the treasures of Special Collections. Written nearly 1800 years ago, it is one of the oldest items in the library. This fragment was… Read More ›
His Excellency Shin Ebihara, Japanese ambassador to the UK, visited the University yesterday. While the delegation were in the Library they saw some fascinating items held by Archive Services and Special Collections. These included a letter from the philosopher and… Read More ›