Edinburgh University Union Committee, 1899 TAGS: | We recently acquired this photograph.  It shows the committee which had responsibility for running the University Union, one comprised of both staff and students. We have researched each of the …Continue reading →

The Foundation of Anatomy: Class List of Alexander Monro (primus) TAGS: | | | | | From time to time we ‘rediscover’ items in our collections.  It’s not that we didn’t know we had them; rather that they have not come to anyone’s specific attention within …Continue reading →

Annexehalloween 2014 TAGS: | | | Previous pumpkin carving competitions at the Library Annexe have proved popular and we always enjoy the opportunity to flex our creative muscles during our lunch breaks. As such, the annual …Continue reading →

New acquisition: Further papers of Alexander Craig Aitken TAGS: | | | The mathematician, statistician, writer, composer and musician, Alexander Craig Aitken, was born in Dunedin, New Zealand on 1 April 1895. He was of Scottish descent. He attended Otago Boys’ High …Continue reading →

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Collections

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