history remains first and foremost an encounter with death Arlette Farge, The Lure of the Archives (Yale Univ. Press, 2013), 8. It might appear somewhat obvious to be talking about ghosts in the archive, as archival collections by their very… 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.
The David Murray Book Collecting Prize is now open to submissions from all current University of Glasgow students with an interest in collecting. This can consist of printed books, printed ephemera, manuscripts, photographic material, or a combination of these, with… Read More ›
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 ›