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Visiting Scholars Talks 2019

We are pleased to announce our programme of talks for the University of St Andrews Library Special Collections Visiting Scholars 2019 session. All our Visiting Scholar talks will be taking place in the Napier Reading Room at Martyrs Kirk Research Library, North Street, St Andrews. 11 July 2019, 2pm – Daniel Belteki (University of Kent), ‘Scotch…

4 July 2019Announcements Visiting Scholars

2017 Visiting Scholarship: women in the early history of photography

In the third of our reports, Caroline Douglas, AHRC TECHNE funded doctoral student at the Royal College of Art, London, shares with us some of her findings during her University Library Visiting Scholarship 2017. Hill’s Newhaven fishwife…has something that cannot be silenced, something that fills you with an unruly desire to know what her name was,…

24 October 2017Photographic Collection Visiting Scholars

2017 Visiting Scholarship: Newburgh Burgh Court Book, 1457-79

In the second of our reports, Dr William Hepburn, University of Aberdeen, shares with us some of his findings during his Visiting Scholarship in the summer of 2017. In August of this year I had the opportunity to spend four weeks as a visiting scholar at the University of St Andrews Library Special Collections. My…

13 October 2017Manuscript Collection Visiting Scholars

2017 Visiting Scholarship: Medieval Scottish Law

In the first of the reports from our 2017 Visiting Scholars, Dr Alice Taylor, Reader in Medieval History at KCL, and co-winner of the Royal Historical Society’s 2017 Whitfield Prize, tells us about what she did while she was in St Andrews. I spent two weeks this summer working in the Napier Reading Room at…

10 October 2017Manuscript Collection Visiting Scholars

University of St Andrews Library Visiting Scholarship Scheme 2016

This is a guest post by Maxine Branagh- one of our Visiting Scholars for 2016. She is a second year PhD candidate at the University of Stirling. Her thesis is titled ‘The Young Scottish Reader in the Long Eighteenth Century’ and is supervised by Dr Katie Halsey and Professor Kirstie Blair. She is funded by…

31 March 2016Muniments Collection Visiting Scholars