Archives and Special Collections

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

The Detective

    I recently discovered a curious bound volume of a short-lived 19th Century journal in the Wylie Collection. Beginning in April, 1885, The Detective, Or Criminal and Historical Gazette, provided weekly representations of crime and police in Glasgow and… Read More ›

Reformation 500

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation is one of the most contested events in European history, one whose legacies we are still living with today. On the 31st October 1517 Martin Luther, an Augustinian Friar… Read More ›