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

‘A most proper verdict’ exhibition

The exhibition A most proper verdict, focusing on attitudes to crime and punishment in 19th-century Antrim, is currently on display

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Paul Nietsche

MS 75 Paul Nietsche Collection

The Collection The Nietsche Collection (MS 75) is a small but varied collection of mostly personal items belonging to Ukrainian artist

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Ken Saro-Wiwa with his hand in the air

Ken Saro-Wiwa Exhibition

To mark Black History Month, QUB Special Collections & Archives is delighted to host a travelling exhibition on the Ken

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MS 29 The Fownes/Tighe Manuscripts

The Fownes, the Tighes and Woodstock The Fownes/Tighe manuscripts are a collection of handwritten estate papers dating from the 18th

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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 20th April

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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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An image of the Special Collections Reading Room

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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