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Treasures from UCL

Edited by Gillian Furlong

ISBN: 9781910634363

Publication: June 04, 2015

What is this?
UCL has one of the foremost university Special Collections in the UK. It is a treasure trove of national and international importance, comprising over a million items dating from the 4th-century AD to the present day. Treasures from UCL draws together detailed descriptions and images of 70 of the most prized items. Between the magnificent illuminated Latin Bible of the 13th-century and the personal items of one of the 20th-century’s greatest writers, George Orwell, the many highlights of this remarkable collection will delight and intrigue anyone who picks up this book.

Praise for Treasures of UCL
‘The layout and lavish illustration show that [UCL Press] is well able to compete with the doyens of treasures book publishing’
Library and Information History

Gillian Furlong is Head of Special Collections and Archivist in UCL Library Services. She has been a registered member of the Society of Archivists (now Archives and Records Association) since October 1992.

‘The layout and lavish illustration show that [UCL Press] is well able to compete with the doyens of treasures book publishing’ 

  Library and Information History

Format: Open Access PDF

192 Pages

ISBN: 9781910634363

Publication: June 04, 2015

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