University of the Third Age

We are looking forward to welcoming a group from Perth's University of the Third Age (U3A) newly formed genealogy group on Thursday 15th March. The group will have a behind the scenes tour of our stores before handling some of our collections which will be on display in the searchroom. They will have the chance to discover how records can help unlock family stories and open up avenues for further genealogical research. If you are part of a group and interested in visiting the Archives for a behind the scenes tour or would like to know more the University collections please get in touch. You can email arch...

A Snapshot of Healthcare in Dundee and Angus

Ingrid Thomson, one of our Archives team, will be giving an fascinating talk about hospitals, asylums and healthcare as seen through the lens of the University of Dundee Archive collections.  A Snapshot of Healthcare in Dundee and Angus is part of the programme of talks organised by Montrose Natural History and Antiquarian Society held at the Montrose Museum, Panmure Place, Montrose, DD10 8HF. The museum will be open from 7pm and the talk will start at 7.30pm, Tuesday 13th March 2018. This event is open to members of the society (free); members of the public (£3) and school aged children (free)...

Good Vibrations:The University in 1967

An exhibition by Archive Services and Museum Services in the Lamb Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee As the University of Dundee celebrates its 50th anniversary as an independent institution, this special exhibition explores what was going on in that pivotal year, both on campus and in the city as a whole.   Using rarely seen photographs, documents, artworks and artefacts the exhibition describes the major developments in the University; its new buildings and departments, its pioneering research areas – as well as looking at what life was like as a student in Dundee at that tim...

Could this be your favourite item from the Archive?

Celebrate the University of Dundee's 50th anniversary by helping us choose our favourite 50 items from the University Archives. We want to share the enthusiasm of our users and encourage others to experience the myriad of possibilities the collections can unlock. We’re asking students, academics and staff, and members of the public to think about the items and the stories they tell and to remark on any particular item that had meaning for them, be it for their research or on a more personal level. If you’ve never used the archive collections before, you can come and visit us and we’ll le...

The Things I’ve Seen – Joseph Lee in Context

Friday 11 November, 5.30pm   ‌An evening of short talks and readings in Baxter Suite 1.36 exploring the background to Lee’s war poetry, with contributions from Derek Patrick, David Powell and Andy Jackson. No need to book - meet in the Lamb Gallery....