Advent 2023: 8 December

Today’s images are of brochures from the Dance United Northern Ireland Collection from the National Dance Archive of Ireland

Advent 2023: 7 December

Todays image is of a number of pressed and dried leaves, found preserved in the Bolton Library

Advent 2023: 6 December

Today’s image is of the various materials we use to preserve our collections such as acid-free boxes, folder and paper, mylar and paperclips.

Advent 2023: 4 December

Today’s images are of material preserved under strict storage conditions in our strongrooms

Advent 2023: 3 December

Today’s image if of one of our oldest manuscripts from the Bolton Library, an ‘Encyclopedia of medieval knowledge relating to the quadrivium’, dating from 1168.

Advent 2023: 2 December

Today’s image is a detail of a map of the house and demesne of Mount Eccles, Dublin, attached to a conveyance of land. (1733)

Advent 2023: 1 December

Today’s images feature an account book from Plassey House recording the sale of tomatoes, the UL rooftop garden and a surprise from the Bolton