Guest blog post by Dr Adrian Chapman, Florida State University London Centre, and University of Glasgow Library Research Fellow In Patrick Marmion’s 2017 stage play, The Divided Laing: Or The Two Ronnies, David Cooper, a colleague of the Scottish psychiatrist… Read More ›
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.
Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel Jane Eyre continues to enchant modern readers for various reasons: its intriguing blend of realism and Gothic elements; the tumultuous central romance; its keen critiques of unfair social institutions; and the eponymous narrator’s original voice, which veers between… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Lynn Verschuren, Museum Studies project placement in Special Collections. Earlier this month, the University of Glasgow welcomed internationally renowned scholars in the fields of philosophy, literature, art history, linguistics and disability studies as part of the… Read More ›
Guest blog post by Olivia Howarth, digital preservation trainee with the SCA Opening Up Scotland’s Archives programme. Over the past three weeks I’ve been undergoing a conservation project with the Archive’s conservator Ela, surveying embossing presses in the… Read More ›
One great way to re-discover or learn about items in our collections is through answering enquiries from researchers, from all over the world, who find us through our online catalogue and want to know more about items they’ve found listed…. Read More ›