Category: Manuscript Collections

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

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

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