Special Collections

The Arte of Faire Writing

Guest blog by Sebastian Verweij, Senior Lecturer in Late-Medieval and Early Modern English Literature. ‘[I]n 2022 I managed at last to spend two happy weeks in the Level 12 reading room during April and August. My project revolved around Scottish manuscripts, and more particularly’

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 ›