Images from the virtual exhibition Birds, Bees and Blooms are now also available to view as a set on the Library’s Flickr page. The exhibition was originally put together to accompany a display organized for delegates from the British Ecological… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
Glasgow University Archive Services is pleased to announce an exciting new addition to their collections. The diary of John Fleming, thought to be a student of the University, was kindly donated to us by a member of the Fleming family,… Read More ›
Scotland and the University of Glasgow have had long and fruitful links with Japan and, as the University’s contribution to Japan UK 150 – a UK-wide celebration of 150 years of Anglo-Japanese diplomatic relations, a series of events have been… Read More ›
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 ›
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 ›