The Special Collections Blog brings you news of developments, exhibitions and events in Special Collections. Treasures from our collections are also highlighted.

Life as a Student Assistant in Special Collections

Danielle Blee I had decided to begin my Master’s degree amid the Covid-19 pandemic and at the time, hadn’t been

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Corr Collection MS 65

The Corr Collection MS 65 is a small collection of documents and artefacts from the Corr family archive. It was

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“…don’t forget the photos, it’s very important…”

The National Socialist Persecution of Central German Sinti and Roma, a travelling exhibition is coming to the McClay Library on

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Trees of Ireland Display

This spring, Special Collections is celebrating the trees of Ireland by displaying a selection of books on the subject from

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Special Collections Reading Room – additional opening times

Visitors can now book appointments to consult Special Collections and Archives material Monday to Saturday. From Monday 6th December 2021,

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Family photograph, Brazier, Holmström, Tours

After the Siege

Andrew Hillier uncovers the story behind a family photograph taken in Scotland, one year after the lifting of the Siege

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Ulaḋ’s new dawn

Our latest blog entry comes courtesy of Charles Lang, PhD researcher at the Seamus Heaney centre at Queen’s and student

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Conflict Textiles at the McClay Library

Library Services is delighted to host the Conflict Textiles exhibition in the McClay Library. The exhibition was launched on the 24th of March

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International Women’s Day 2021 : Women in Leadership

The Library at Queen’s Research Showcase Áine Poland PhD Student, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | apoland02@qub.ac.uk |

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021. Event 2: Guest Blog post by Cathryn McWilliams

Following the launch of our celebration of International Women’s Day 2021 with a guest lecture from Cathryn McWilliams, we are

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