Archives and Special Collections

This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.

Homecoming tours: Whisky

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 ›

Archive Survey #2

Recently I accompanied David Powell (BACS Surveying Officer) to a lace mill located in Ayrshire. The mill is scheduled for demolition and we were there to survey any archive material that may still be in the building. Unfortunately the building… Read More ›

Hannah Frank online exhibition

Hannah Frank will today be awarded a posthumous honorary degree from the University of Glasgow as part of Commemoration Day celebrations.  Hannah studied at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art and her drawings and sculptures were exhibited… Read More ›

Speedy Archive Services

Archive Services have appeared in an Indian newspaper being praised for its speedy service.  Neville Bastawala, marketing head of MiD DAY, a newspaper for young professionaionals in Mumbai,  admitted that when he asked the University of Glasgow  for a copy of his… Read More ›