Treasures from Special Collections

As part of the 2009 centenary celebrations, we showcased a number of treasures from the Library's Special Collections. Photographic work for this project has been made possible by a generous grant from the University of Bristol Alumni Fund. Each week during 2009 a new image was added.

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Images added December 2009

Saint Alban's Church, Westbury Park
Saint Alban's Church, Westbury Park
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Saint Swithin's Farm, Almondsbury
Saint Swithin's Farm, Almondsbury
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The English abroad
The English abroad
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Images added November 2009

North America at the end of the 17th century
North America at the end of the 17th century
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The English gentleman and gentlewoman
The English gentleman and gentlewoman
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Images added October 2009

Fruit planting at Goldney House
Fruit planting at Goldney House
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Labour unrest in the Georgian era
Labour unrest in the Georgian era
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Fourteenth-century indenture
Fourteenth-century indenture
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Images added September 2009

Images added August 2009

Natural history of the corallines
Natural history of the corallines
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Account Book of Thomas Goldney II
Account Book of Thomas Goldney II
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Jane Cobden Unwin, councillor and campaigner
Jane Cobden Unwin, councillor and campaigner
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Images added July 2009

Travels in Babylonia, Assyria, Media and Scythia
Travels in Babylonia, Assyria, Media and Scythia
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Design for University College, Bristol
Design for University College, Bristol
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Degree Congregation, 6 July 1948
Degree Congregation, 6 July 1948
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Images added June 2009

The scouring of the White Horse
The scouring of the White Horse
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Grand conventional festival of the Britons
Grand conventional festival of the Britons
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Images added May 2009

Canna lily and cobweb house leek
Canna lily and cobweb house leek
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Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash
Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash
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Images added April 2009

Bristol’s floating harbour
Bristol’s floating harbour
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Easter at the Jacobean court
Easter at the Jacobean court
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Engine for raising water by fire
Engine for raising water by fire
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Images added March 2009

Rural life in the seventeenth century
Rural life in the seventeenth century
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Egyptian-style ornamental lotus and papyrus
Egyptian-style ornamental lotus and papyrus
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel's drawing instruments
Isambard Kingdom Brunel's drawing instruments
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Images added February 2009

Rhaiadr y Wenol, a cataract on the Llugwy
Rhaiadr y Wenol, a cataract on the Llugwy
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A letter from Walter Melville Wills
A letter from Walter Melville Wills
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Images added January 2009

The book of the great sea dragons
The book of the great sea dragons
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Gelasir Minnich near Halberstadt
Gelasir Minnich near Halberstadt
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Sketch of Eskimos and Europeans
Sketch of Eskimos and Europeans
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