Category: Manuscript Collections

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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In Search of Sir Robert Hart; from Portadown to China

With thanks to Katie Leeper, who is undertaking an MA in Public History at Queen’s University Belfast, for this guest

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‘Dear Mother, Dear Father’: Legation Letters Home

The following guest blog post is by Dr. Andrew Hillier, Honorary Research Associate, University of Bristol. A trunkful of papers

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Newly digitised: The Memoirs of Arthur O’Neill (MS 4/14/1)

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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