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‘The Lover’s Confession’: students research Confessio Amantis fragment

Monday, 23 April 2018

This post contributed by Calum Cockburn and Lauren Rozenberg. On the 8th and 9th December 2017, UCL Special Collections hosted the third workshop in the Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript Fragment series (DEMMF), organised and taught jointly by UCL and Yale postgraduates students to twelve graduate students (the majority of whom are UCL-based). The […]

The Norris Photography Project

Monday, 09 April 2018

This is a guest post by Euan Guckian, UCL Special Collections volunteer. Over terms one and two this year I have had the opportunity to sort and catalogue the photograph collection of Arthur Norris for the Special Collections team. Norris was a railway engineer who, at the beginning of the twentieth century, spent several years […]

Slade Small Press Project, 9-11 March

Thursday, 08 March 2018

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Slade Small Press Project is opening its work to the public, alongside an exhibition on Friday afternoon from UCL Library Special Collections’ Small Press Collections. Events will take place at the Slade Research Centre, top floor, 16 Woburn Square, WC1H 0AB. Staff and students from the Slade School of […]