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Lord Byron to Canon Hodgson, 1811

In the next part of our series highlighting the Marseille Middleton Holloway autograph albums, gifted to the University Library a few years ago, we take a look at the letter from Lord Byron to Canon Hodgson in 1811.…

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Providing library services and support safely

In order to keep you safe while studying, the Library has introduced new ways of working. Below are details of some changes and new features you can access. Click and Collect – use Library search to find available…

570 years ago today …

“Kennedy’s college, dedicated to the Holy Saviour, was founded on the site which it has ever since occupied in North Street on 27 August 1450. On the same memorable day, the Bishop issued his charter of foundation,…

Mary Queen of Scots and literary propaganda

In this the fourth of our mini-series of blogs by students who have studied Mary Queen of Scots with Dr Amy Blakeway in 2019/20, we learn from Katie about the literary propaganda campaign against Mary Queen of Scots.…

Mary Queen of Scots and her antagonists

In this the third of our mini-series of blogs by students who have studied Mary Queen of Scots with Dr Amy Blakeway in 2019/20, we learn from Emily about a work by an eminent former student of the University. George…

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University Librarian John MacColl to retire

Although I have been University Librarian here for nine and a half years, my time at St Andrews in fact began in 1979, before many of my colleagues were born, when I arrived as an undergraduate in a rainy October…