23 May 2018 marks the 300th anniversary of William Hunter’s birth. Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) was an anatomist, physician, teacher of medicine and man-midwife. Today we view him as major figure in the Enlightenment and in the development of museums… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
This guest post is an accompaniment to the Flickr set “Seeing the Reformation: Religion and the Printed Image in Early Modern Europe” and was written by Jarkko Tanninen, Junior Honours in History of Art on Student Placement in Archives and… Read More ›
This month’s Cataloguing Forum met on the 12th April to discuss appraisal, focusing on a recent survey of a collection within the Scottish Brewing Archive. Pictured below are just some of the items from this extensive collection. … Read More ›
A guest blog post by Shauna Haynes, Renaissance Art MLitt work placement student My work placement in Special Collections this term focused on a study of decorated initials in illuminated manuscripts and incunabula in the Hunterian Library. This study culminates… Read More ›
A guest blog post by Jarkko Tanninen, History of Art Junior Honours student on work placement in Special Collections. I was fortunate to be selected for an eight-week long work placement at the University of Glasgow Library’s Special Collections department,… Read More ›