Archives and Special Collections

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

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 ›

Archive Services Visit to Irn-Bru

Following on from David Powell’s work surveying the Irn-Bru company archive, Archive Service’s staff enjoyed an afternoon at the company’s new headquarters, production and distribution unit at Cumbernauld.  Irn-Bru are very proud of their heritage; Barr’s soft drinks business was… Read More ›