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Bywaters Special Collections Artist Profile: Mary Frances Doyle

Featured in the exhibition Texas Women Artists: Selections from Bywaters Special Collections, on the 2nd floor of Hamon Arts Library.

Mary Frances Doyle (1904 – 2000) was known as both a dedicated art teacher and an outstanding printmaker, particularly with the silk-screen, or serigraph, technique. 622 more words


William Hunter's Library: Latin Scientific Poetry

Blog post by Dr David McOmish, Project Assistant, William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues. David will be speaking on ‘Teaching the Scientific Revolution in verse: when poetry ruled the cosmos’ at the Wellcome Library at a workshop on ‘Finding lost science in early modern poetry’ on 22 November 2017. 1,586 more words


Kavanagh Reconsidered Exhibition Launch, Friday 10 November 2017

The official launch of UCD Special Collections’ newest exhibition in Link 2, James Joyce Library, on Friday, November 10 followed the Kavanagh Reconsidered seminar, which heard an introduction to the collections from Special Collections Librarian, Evelyn Flanagan, followed by contributions from the exhibition’s curator Dr Lucy Collins of the UCD School of English, Drama Film and Creative Writing. 251 more words


Leeds Arts in the 1970s

Guest blogger Professor Gavin Butt, Attenborough Chair in Drama, Theatre and Performance at the University of Sussex, writes about his project dealing with the relationship of Leeds arts schools and bands – Archivepost. 350 more words

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Our invaluable volunteers

Leeds School of Medicine objects before conservation work. Image credit Leeds University Library.

Our Conservation Officer, Sharon Connell, talks about the contribution of volunteers in Special Collections. 371 more words


'Excavations' in the IOE's School Histories Collection

The Newsam Library at the Institute of Education has a large collection of  education institutional histories. These form a discrete collection and provide a rich source of information on individual… 1,045 more words

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