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In-person teaching continues

Special Collections is delighted to have resumed in-person small group teaching from the start of this semester, in line with government guidance. We have worked very hard to provide a Covid-safe environment, following…

Advent Calendar 2020: Winter Wonderland

For our 2020 Advent Calendar, we will be sharing snowy and wintery scenes from our Photographic Collections each day leading up to Christmas. Snow covered North Street, St Andrews, 1891 (ID: JV-14203-B). A coloured…

World War I Diary, Private John Barr Ewan

In the week of Remembrance Day, we are taking the opportunity to share a World War I diary from our manuscript collections. The Library’s Special Collections contains many surviving original letters, diaries, postcards…

Horace Walpole to John Pinkerton, 1794

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 Horace Walpole to John Pinkerton,…

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