Fragments of medieval manuscripts

Unknown to many members of the public, Special Collections holds an intriguing assortment of medieval manuscript fragments. They are part of the John and Griselda Lewis Collection, a fascinating collection which consists of some 20,000 items illustrating the history of printing and graphic design from the fourteenth century to the present day. I have had the […]

Travel Thursday – The Great New York

Written by Louise Cowan, Trainee Liaison Librarian One of the world’s top tourist destinations, New York has been attracting travellers for many years.  This week’s Travel Thursday looks at the Big Apple from two uniquely different perspectives; that of a poet and that of an artist. Australian born critic and poet, W.J. Turner (1889-1946) moved […]