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52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 47: the Gillespie and Scott architectural archive

Amongst our holdings is the extensive archive of Gillespie and Scott, a firm of local architects active in St Andrews since 1876. The founding partner, James Gillespie, died in 1914, […]

10 June 2013Special Collections

Bursary success!

We resume our posts with good news!  We are delighted to announce that Kirsty Lee has been awarded the prestigious Patrick Cadell Bursary. Kirsty is our Archives Assistant who is […]

7 June 2013Special Collections

52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 47: ON HOLD

Hi all, this is a quick note to let all our readers know that Echoes from the Vault will be on hold for a few weeks. This is because our […]

13 May 2013Special Collections

52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 46: A Marriage of Convenience — The Half-Tone Relief Process

At its core the reproduction of the printed word is usually a process which is based on relief printing. Historically (as things are now different), a cast piece of type […]

8 May 2013Special Collections

52 Weeks of Inspiring Illustrations, Week 45: Campi Phlegraei (1776-1779)—Hamilton’s “Fields of Flame”

Since my return to this country, in January 1773, I have continued with aſſiduity my obſervations upon Mount Veſuvius, and the many ancient Volcanick productions in this Neighborhood. This week’s […]

29 April 2013Special Collections

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