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Newcastle University Special Collections

Special Collections Robinson Library Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HQ United Kingdom
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The Reading Room is open from 9.30 a.m – 4.30 p.m. Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.

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Collections can be browsed on the Special Collections webpages alternatively more detailed listing for certain archive collections are available via Archives Hub.
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  • In Blackberry Time – June 2020 June 24, 2020
    In Blackberry Time was produced collaboratively by Alan Plater and Michael Chaplin.  The play is based on Sid Chaplin’s book of short stories that go by the same name.  Sid started to write the autobiographical book before his death in … Continue reading →
  • Letting in the Light: The Leonard Evetts Archive June 8, 2020
    This is an online version of the exhibition Letting in the Light: The Leonard Evetts Archive, which was on display in the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms, Newcastle University prior to the closure of the Library due to the current Coronavirus situation. Many … Continue reading →
  • Florence Nightingale – Influence and Power – May 2020 May 12, 2020
    Today marks the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale (12th May 1820) – famed for her work improving sanitation and reforming nursing. Her importance to modern health is still recognised. To coincide with this anniversary the World Health Organization … Continue reading →