In my last post, I talked about the planning work that was completed at the outset of the Adam Smith conservation project with regards to surveying the collection and identifying conservation efforts that needed to be undertaken. By the end… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
A collection of papers relating to Hannah Frank, the Glasgow-born Artist, Sculptor and Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow is held by the University’s Archives and Special Collections. Recently, I had the opportunity to examine the papers which relate to Frank’s… Read More ›
Adam Smith was a moral philosopher, political economist and a central figure in the Scottish Enlightenment, perhaps best known by many as the author of ‘The Wealth of Nations’. He was Professor at the University, served as Dean of Faculties… Read More ›
The papers of Margaret Wylie Martin, nee Thomas (1903-2002) provide a fascinating insight into the story of 4 generations of determined women, Margaret, her grandmother, mother and daughter. Margaret Wylie Thomas graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MB… Read More ›
Our most recent ASC cataloguing forum was hosted by Roz Ryan-Mills, a former graduate trainee at ASC and current Information Management & Preservation MSc student at the University. For her Master’s dissertation Roz is currently researching the use of restricted collections… Read More ›