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

Newly digitised: The Memoirs of Arthur O’Neill

We are delighted to present the newest addition to Digital Special Collections & Archive: The Memoirs of Arthur O’Neill (MS4/14/1).

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Remembering Bunting Festival, 8-10th February 2019

We were delighted to be asked by Dún Uladh to participate in the Remembering Bunting Festival this year. A weekend of

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Persian Treasures

The following guest blog post is by Mandana Mashayekhi Ghoyonloo, a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at Newcastle University.  The

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October in the Palm House

If you have ever wandered through the Palm House in Belfast’s Botanic Gardens, you may have come across this hanging

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A Literary Treasure – “The Belfast Group”

About the Group Philip Hobsbaum (1932-2005) was a lecturer in the Faculty of Arts at Queen’s University Belfast between 1962

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Crying for Elysium: stories, poems, essays

  “The primary impulse of the artist springs, I fancy, from discontent, and his art is a kind of crying

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New digital exhibition on Simms medical texts

Special Collections and Archives at Queen’s University Belfast holds a wide array of early medical works and medical history. Many

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Newly digitised: The Journal of Patrick Lynch

We are delighted to present the newest addition to Digital Special Collections & Archives: The Journal of Patrick Lynch. This

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Research and Special Collections Available Locally (RASCAL)

The RASCAL database offers researchers a pathway to Irish Studies resources throughout Ireland and beyond. It contains neat summary descriptions

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Sonorities Festival Belfast

Our new display celebrates the history of Sonorities Festival Belfast the city’s longest running festival of contemporary music. First billed as

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