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Collecting and Collections Part III: Collecting Items of Local Interest – David Hay Fleming and St Andrews

There are a multitude of items which a collector can choose to collect: books, tea pots, figurines, etc. But a collection doesn’t have to be based around one particular form; […]

21 May 2019Special Collections

Game of Thrones – Beyond the Boxset

Game of Thrones DVDs Seasons 1-7 It would be hard to escape the phenomenon of George R. R. Martin’s book series, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the HBO series A Game of Thrones. If you’ve missed it all, and want to know what all the fuss is about, or if you’re left wanting…

17 May 2019News

Collecting and Collections Part II: Pteridomania strikes Special Collections

In the second part of the Collecting and Collections blog series, our Manuscripts Archivist takes a look at the trend of fern collecting, pteridomania. It may be conceded that not […]

14 May 2019Special Collections