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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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  • Aurelia Musso – The Exchange, Newcastle January 9, 2019
    One of the very special images we have within our ‘Local Illustrations’ collection is this picture: Exchange by Aurelia Musso.  Unusually for the prints that remain of this artist, it is a picture of a civic building, the Exchange on … Continue reading →
  • WWI Home for Christmas – #ChristmasCountdown Door no. 24 December 24, 2018
    #ChristmasCountdown Door no. 24 The Newcastle University Special Collections team would like to wish you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS! These 3 postcards consist of images taken on the wards of the 1st Northern General and feature both patients in … Continue reading →
  • Spirit Drinkers Beware – #ChristmasCountdown Door no. 23 December 23, 2018
    #ChristmasCountdown Door no. 23 Cholera broke out in Gateshead on Boxing Day 26th December 1831. This notice was issued by the Gateshead Board of Health, in response to the outbreak of cholera, warning people that drinking spirits has been linked … Continue reading →