Special Collections

This category was used for posts created by special collections staff before August 2016. Since then all posts are categorised as Archives and Special Collections posts.

Glasgow Fair

Special Collections will be closed on Monday 18th July for the Glasgow Fair. The Glasgow Fair is a public holiday held by the city each July. The Fair began its life in the 12th century, originally as an eight day period during which… Read More ›

Trollope’s Palliser Novels

Anthony Trollope’s series of Palliser novels, also known as the “Parliamentary Novels”, is an epic saga which charts the story of the relationship between the wealthy aristocrat and Liberal politician Plantagenet Palliser and his wife, the headstrong and mischievous Lady… Read More ›