The Lady with the Lamp: Florence Nightingale letters now online

Letters by Florence Nightingale held at Special Collections are now available to view online.

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Activism and racism; cataloguing the Romany Collections

On 21 March, the United Nation's International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination our Romany archivist, Caroline Bolton, reflects on the content of our Romany Collections

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Juliette Drouet Letters in Special Collections

Connecting international literary archives

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Launching into a new exhibition

On 1 March a substantial crowd came to the unveiling of our new exhibition in the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery.

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New accessions - February 2017

From Georgian gardens to the upbringing of 20th century teenagers, our accessions in February cover a wide range of subjects.

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Halfway there!

This week marks the half-way point in our Medical Collections Project, and a new catalogue for the Bragg Family Collection.

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Branwell Brontë transcribed

To mark the 200th anniversary of Branwell Brontë's birth, explore his letters online with Special Collections.

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Chinese cookery in our collections

The annual Lantern Festival is one of the highlights of the Chinese calendar with feasting and celebrations. We’re taking the opportunity to look at Chinese cookery books in our Cookery Collection.

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Love in letters

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we thought we’d highlight a letter on display in the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery.

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Teeming with stories, treasures and research opportunities

Our intern, Imogen, talks about her experience of working at Special Collections so far.

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