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Through the Conservation Keyhole: Conservation of the Syphilis Collection

Protecting Text Blocks

The books for the second blog in this series are two loose text blocks, Sp Coll 1734 and Hunterian Add. 14. The leather residue on the spines suggest that they were previously bound but this binding is lost. 415 more words


New Exhibit: The AFL-CIO Merger

The AFL-CIO, America’s largest federation of trade unions, represents over 12.5 million workers. Before 1955, the AFL (American Federation of Labor) and the CIO (Congress of Industrial Organizations) were separate, competing organizations. 100 more words

News And Events

Glasgow Incunabula Project update (9/2/16)

As reported in our last project update, all of the University’s 1060 incunabula are now described and fully indexed and accessible on the GiP website… 576 more words

Special Collections

Remembering Japanese American internment in Stockton

By Kat Elliott

Day of Remembrance

On February 19, 1942, Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which authorized the relocation of over 100,000 people of Japanese ancestry from Pacific coast states to War Relocation Centers. 162 more words

Out Of The Classroom

Colouring Special Collections

From 1st-5th February 2016, guardians of rare and beautiful books on both sides of the Atlantic invited colourers and crayonists to colour some of the wonderful illustrations and decorations they care for. 388 more words

The Diaries Of A London Book Obsessive