Arthur Holmes: The most famous British geologist you have never heard of TAGS: Gillian McCay, co-curator of the School of GeoSciences Cockburn Museum collection, writes about geologist Arthur Holmes, the subject of a micro exhibition in the University Main Library Sunday September 20th …Continue reading →

Katie Paterson – Future Library TAGS: | Neil Lebeter, Art Curator, writes about how a forest in Norway and a new library collection in 2114 are linked We are very, very excited to announce that the University …Continue reading →

‘Emma Gillies: Rediscovered’ – Ceramics Exhibition at the Main Library TAGS: | | | Emma Smith, Exhibitions Officer, writes about the 2014 winter exhibition at the University of Edinburgh Main Library Over the last two years, significant research has been carried out into the …Continue reading →

The World History of Rashid al-Din, 1314. A Masterpiece of Islamic Painting     Iconic Persian Manuscript in New Exhibition at Main Library:  ‘The World History of Rashid al-Din, 1314. A Masterpiece of Islamic Painting’   The Centre for Research Collections and …Continue reading →

Fifty Years, Fifty Books Opening: 28 March 2014 | Where: Exhibition Gallery, Main Library, George Square | Closing: 14 June 2014 | Curated by: Dr. Joseph Marshall, University of Edinburgh 1962 to 2012 – Fifty Years and Fifty …Continue reading →

Collect.Ed Exhibition: Curiosities from the University’s Collections TAGS: | “How strange this mass of ancient treasures, mementos of past pains and pleasures.” Charlotte Brontë Opening: 6th December 2013 | Where: Exhibition Gallery, Main Library, George Square | Closing: 1st …Continue reading →

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Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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