Category: Manuscript Collections

Black History Month 2020 : Black History online : Irish historical newspapers

Online historical archives present challenges as well as opportunities for the researcher. On the one hand, what is there not

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Decolonising the curriculum: sources for Black History at Queen’s

Access to material and knowledge is at the heart of what librarians do. In an age when we are surrounded

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George Benjamin Fentum, organist at Shanghai

Researcher, Keith Robinson has written this blog on the music programme’s of Sir Robert Hart. Saturday 29th May 1886 Shanghai.

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Studio portrait of Walter and Clare Hillier and Harry and Annie Hillier, England 1882

Music-making in the Customs Service

The following guest blog is by Dr. Andrew Hillier, Honorary Research Associate, University of Bristol. A personal letter from Robert

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Sir Robert Hart Brass Band

Hart’s Music Programmes

Researcher, Keith Robinson has written this blog on the music programme’s of Sir Robert Hart. Hart’s Music Programmes Online There

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Music in Hart’s China

The Sir Robert Hart Collection MS 15 includes many music programmes and handbills for public recitals and private soirées with

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Letters from Eva Price to Sir Robert Hart

We are pleased to add a new collection of correspondence from the Hart Collection MS 15 to Digital Special Collections

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Illustration from In the State of Denmark

Edith Somerville – Illustrating her Travels

Special Collections has published a number of original drawings by the celebrated writer and artist Edith Somerville (1858-1949) on our

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Black History Month: Library resources for the history of slavery

To mark Black History Month we will be showcasing some key sources in the display area, situated in the ground

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Jewish Heritage in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is an increasingly multicultural society today, but as a country so strongly associated with Christian denominational conflict, the

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