manuscripts

World of David Murray

David Murray was a Glasgow lawyer, antiquary and bibliographer, and Special Collections houses his personal library containing around 15000 printed books, incorporating some 23000 items including pamphlets and ephemera, and over 200 manuscripts. He bequeathed the majority of his library to the University in 1927 and subsequent acquisitions have been made… Read More ›

The Humanist North

Blog post by Wiktoria Muryn, MLitt Renaissance Art History student on placement in Special Collections. There are many historical myths about the medieval period. We have all heard stories of the strictly devout society, despotic rulers and the daily grime… Read More ›