Final page from a hand-made Calendar from 1920. The students of University Hall, St Andrews, the first all-female residence in Scotland (1896), presented a series of hand-made and illustrated calendars to the then Warden of the residence, Miss Mildred Dobson.… Read more
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Take 4 quarts of fine flower and a pound of sweet butter and half an ounce of ginger and as much pepper beatten and half a quarter a pint of rose watter and as much seck [i.e.
Christmas cards were very popular during the First World War, perhaps bringing a sense of normality during a time of year when family would be most missed by those at the front.… Read more
Photograph of the ‘Long Walk, St Andrews’ in snow in 1913. This image is from the papers of the Botany Department of the University of St Andrews which used to be based at the Bute building.… Read more
Illustration of a reindeer from one the engraved plates in Johannes Schefferus’ Lapponia, a history of Northern Scandinavia and the Sami people.… Read more
We hope you all have a lovely festive season and winter break!
Most Library facilities will close at 5pm on Friday 21 December 2018 and reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019.… Read more
If you are going away over the winter vacation and plan to take Library books or other items with you, please remember that all Library items can still be recalled by other Library users.… Read more