Posts by venue: Books

Hidden Treasures : William Turner’s “A New Herball”

One of the band of Volunteers who are based in the Great North Museum: Hancock Library is Elizabeth Garnett who is undertaking an MA in Museum Studies at Newcastle University. Elizabeth lives in Morpeth and has been investigating one of that… Read more

Star of the show

A book from the Great North Museum: Hancock Library is going to be the star of an exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds this year. The book which is part of the Library of the Natural History Society of Northumbria… Read more

Update on the work at the Great North Museum: Hancock Library

Work is well underway at the Library to install equipment that will improve the conditions in which the old and rare books and archives in the collection are stored. The first stage in this work was to remove a large… Read more

New Books at the Great North Museum:Hancock Library

One of the pleasures of working as the Librarian in the Great North Museum:Hancock Library is that you get to look at all of the wonderful new books that are added to stock. Ann Spencer, one of the new Library… Read more

society of antiquaries library tours

  As you may know the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne is celebrating its Bicentenary in 2013.  During its 200 years the Society has built up a large and fascinating library of regional and national importance. As part… Read more