The latest foyer display in Special Collections on level 12 of the Library features three items from the collection of Theophilus Siegfried Bayer (1694-1738) and continues the focus on William Hunter (1718-1783) and his library in this tercentenary year of his… 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.
A guest blog post by Shauna Haynes, Renaissance Art MLitt work placement student Following on from my initial exploration of author portraits in the Hunterian Library, my second blog focuses on some other features of the Quintus Curtius: History of… Read More ›
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 ›
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 ›