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Queen of the Sciences
View our new exhibition Queen of the Sciences
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Orwell at work.
Cricket team - Galton Papers
Cricket team - Galton Papers. c. 1904-1906
The Nuremberg Chronicle
The Nuremberg Chronicle - the Dance of Death. Incunabula Folio 2n.
An Anti-Suffrage Alphabet
An Anti-Suffrage Alphabet - Housman Collection.
Tug of War
Tug of War at UCL Sports Day, 1923
Vesalius De Fabrica
Vesalius De Fabrica, 1555. The first book of scientific anatomy.
Campi Phlegraei, 1776. Johnston Lavis Collection.
Correspondence and papers of Henry Peter Brougham
Pitts Threshers - Balfour Williamson
Pitts Threshers - Balfour Williamson Papers
Cross-section of Bentham's Panopticon
Man's place in nature
Man's place in nature. 1894. Smith Woodward Collection.
The four wheeled Orrery
The four wheeled Orrery - Graves Collection.
Showcasing UCL's treasures
News from our blog
A Home Guard Christmas message
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:15:05 +0000
We’re getting into the Christmas spirit here at UCL Institute of Education Archives and thought we’d share this historical Christmas greeting with you all! This Christmas Card was sent to Nicholas Hans by the Home Guard, which he joined on its formation in 1939. Nicholas Hans was born in Russia and came to […]Read more...
It’s not too late to enjoy IOE Library’s Special Collections Advent Calendar
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:36:17 +0000
Although we are now almost halfway through the IOE Library’s Special Collections Advent Calendar, it’s not too late to enjoy some of the daily treats in the calendar. Over the remaining days, you will get some basic information about each of the historical collections held in the Newsam Library. You will also be treated to […]Read more...
Graduate Open Day
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:16:04 +0000
With the brand new South Junction Reading Room just opened, a team from Special Collections, Archives and Records were able to put on a display of captivating rare and unique items for UCL’s Graduate Open Day on November 23rd. Current and future students – as well as interested staff – heard our librarians and archivists […]Read more...
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