Welcome to the Library’s new exhibitions space. Entries are added as we curate exhibitions.
The digitised Auckland University College Roll of Honour forms the centrepiece of the Special Collections First World War centenary website. Additional online content and physical exhibitions will be mounted over the centenary to tell the stories of Collegians during wartime and to explore different aspects of the War and its aftermath.
Sydney Musgrove was professor of English at the University of Auckland from 1947-1979. Featuring a selection of material from his papers; Just the time for a play highlights his involvement in the Auckland amateur theatre scene and the wider arts and literary scene of the period.
The rare books in Special Collections often contain extra-textual content such as inscriptions and bookplates that reveal something about who owned them before they reached our shelves. For a glimpse into the former lives and owners of a few of the Library’s rare books, view the Special Collections bookplates exhibition.