Archives and Special Collections
BOTANY IN THE RARE BOOKS
17 September 2021
In September the Chelsea Flower Show will once again open its doors to the public after a long lockdown. Let Special Collections Information Assistant, Anne Marie McHarg, open a book or two to showcase the wealth of rare books in our collection on plants and wildlife.
THE ORAL TRADITION (IN WRITING)
7 June 2021
After her look at Aesop, Anne-Marie, our Rare Books and Special Collections Information Assistant, has taken a closer look at the oral tradition of storytelling and how it has developed over time, up to the present day.
AESOP IN THE RARE BOOKS COLLECTION
29 April 2021
Anne-Marie McHarg, Rare Books and Special Collections Information Assistant, has been looking at the books held in our rare books collection as she works her way through cataloguing them. First up, a closer look at Aesop and his fables, and a connection to one of our buildings which you may not know about!
ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS CHRISTMAS CLOSURE
16 December 2020
Archives and Special Collections are closed from Friday 18th December to Monday 4th January. We will be unable to respond to enquiries during this period and will reply to any emails received once we return in January.
ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS READING ROOM CLOSURE
19 March 2020
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Archives and Special Collections Reading Room at Queen Mary University London will be closing from 5pm on Thursday 19th March 2020 until further notice.
Our digital services and a limited enquiry service will continue to operate during this period.
We will announce any plans to reopen here and on the Library Services home page.