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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 […]

International Women’s Day: the women on our shelves

Thursday, 08 March 2018

Women are by no means absent from UCL Special Collections’ archives, records, manuscripts and rare books, but it is not unfair or exaggerated to say that overall our collections are heavily dominated by men – by and large they were first collected by men, containing works created by men, that were quite often produced for […]