Leeds University Library

Special Collections

The Library has some of the UK's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts

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Action week 2016 - cleaning the Phillips of Hitchin archive

21/09/2016 14:32

The conservation team were tasked with cleaning the archives of Phillips of Hitchin, a Hertfordshire antiques dealers who recently donated their archive to the university. The archive documents the ...


Long-forgotten musical setting of Byron's dramatic poem 'Manfred'

19/09/2016 09:59

Researchers have recently been exploring and cataloguing the music manuscripts of the author and organist W. T. Freemantle (1849-1931) with the aim of making them more accessible. Many of the manuscri...


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UoLTreasures: Friends, Romans, countrymen, gather at our #TuesdayTreasure session tomorrow at 1:15pm for a peak at our coin colleā€¦ t.co/EExtyGC8w8

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UoLTreasures: Have you seen our new Treasures Youtube film? t.co/8UC8hia0Yx We're also on the screen at Laidlaw Library! t.co/8LTssxTshQ

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