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Special Collections news

Brotherton/LHRI Short-Term Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2018

Published: Tuesday 21 November 2017

Opportunity for early-career researchers to work in Special Collections

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Updating the most comprehensive dialect survey ever

Published: Friday 20 October 2017

University Library instrumental in funding bid success

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Special Collections closed 21-30 August

Published: Monday 7 August 2017

Essential preservation work will be carried out

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Opera North Archives Open

Published: Monday 10 July 2017

Special Collections launch extensive archive

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New resource for Jewish Studies

Published: Friday 23 June 2017

Porton Collection now available for research

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Russian-themed Sheppard Lecture

Published: Monday 10 April 2017

Author Helen Rappaport to feature

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Changes to Special Collections

Published: Monday 3 April 2017

Opening hours and advance retrieval policy to be altered

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Changes to Special Collections opening hours

Published: Thursday 16 March 2017

Reading room now open until 5pm on weekdays

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New advance retrievals policy

Published: Monday 6 February 2017

Two days' notice for Special Collections

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Filming in the Reading Room

Published: Monday 23 January 2017

Minor disruption to silent study Friday 27 January

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Red Ladder Theatre Company archives to become available

Published: Tuesday 17 January 2017

Cataloguing has begun thanks to grant award

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Leeds General Cemetery burial records online

Published: Monday 12 December 2016

Insight into a century of life and death in Leeds

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New guide to theatre and performance collections

Published: Tuesday 15 November 2016

Theatre, dance and opera collections brought together online

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Young People's Theatre conference archives online

Published: Friday 7 October 2016

Digital resource available for first time

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Lunchtime talk: 28 April

Published: Monday 11 April 2016

The heart, the border - poetry and exchange, Treasures Gallery, 1-2pm

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The Hey Family Collection

Published: Friday 1 April 2016

Case histories and papers by the Hey family, surgeons of Leeds, are now available in the catalogue.

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A new guide to our rich business collections

Published: Friday 4 March 2016

Business, economics and textiles collections are brought together online

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Lunchtime talk: 18 March 1-2pm

Published: Monday 29 February 2016

Visiting Venice: from pilgrims to pleasure-seekers in the Treasures Gallery

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Joseph Wood archive now online

Published: Monday 22 February 2016

Letters and notebooks of remarkable Quaker minister and businessman now available

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Get to know your Galleries week

Published: Monday 22 February 2016

There's something for everyone in a week of events and activities from 8-12 March

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Curator's Pick: Joash Woodrow

Published: Friday 19 February 2016

Book onto a free lunchtime talk in the art gallery on 25 February

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Tuesday Treasures

Published: Thursday 18 February 2016

Drop into the Treasures Gallery between 12-2pm for the stories behind the treasures

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Lunchtime talk: 19 February, 1-2pm

Published: Monday 1 February 2016

Come to the Treasures Gallery to hear about the experiences of conscientious objectors

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New Treasures Gallery opens

Published: Monday 1 February 2016

Explore the treasures of Special Collections in a new gallery off Parkinson Court

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Lunchtime talk: 28 January 2016

Published: Tuesday 19 January 2016

Leeds Socialist History in the Alf Mattison Collection

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Lunchtime talks for all

Published: Monday 4 January 2016

Come to hear the experts tell some of the fascinating stories within the Library's Special Collections.

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Wellcome award for health collections

Published: Tuesday 15 December 2015

New project to catalogue and preserve medical collections for research underway

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Romany collections to be revealed

Published: Tuesday 15 December 2015

Library wins national cataloguing grant for internationally significant archive

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Louis Le Prince archives now online

Published: Tuesday 17 November 2015

Explore drawings and correspondence from the father of cinematography's archive

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Rare Ovid books now online

Published: Monday 14 September 2015

New digital learning resource reveals remarkable annotations and colourful illustrations in 15th century texts.

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Special Collections closed 24-28 August

Published: Thursday 2 July 2015

During this week Special Collections will close to make some important improvements.

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Stock Moves in Special Collections

Published: Wednesday 18 February 2015

During February and March over 1.5km of print collections will be rehoused in the state of the art Western Campus Store.

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Special Collections closure

Published: Friday 20 September 2013

Wednesday 25 September 2013

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