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World War I Diary, Private John Barr Ewan

In the week of Remembrance Day, we are taking the opportunity to share a World War I diary from our manuscript collections. The Library’s Special Collections contains many surviving original letters, diaries, postcards…

Simson Golf Scrapbook (ms30354-3) cropped

Women’s Golf in St Andrews

We are launching our new-look blog with a story about an old favourite here in St Andrews – golf. The blog has been migrated to a new format to bring it into line with other University blogs. Don’t worry though – all…

Roll up! Roll up! For all the fun of the fair!

Maia Sheridan, our Manuscripts Archivist, discovers our very own ‘Greatest Showman’ in one of our archive collections.  Sometimes fun things happen in the archives. While looking through slightly dull accounts relating…