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From Venice to Bala: The Journey of a Hebrew Bible

Some items that we discover in Bangor’s collections are steeped in mystery and just waiting for an interested individual to come along and investigate. One such item is Daniel Bomberg’s Hebrew Bible dated 1521Daniel Bomberg’s Hebrew Bible dated 1521.

Publication date: 17 October 2017

Week 4 The project is now at an end

The project is now at an end. The books are fully digitized, including the book plates and hand-written notes.

1st Volume from PTIP170144: Copied in by John Ingleby1st Volume from PTIP170144: Copied in by John Ingleby

Publication date: 23 August 2017

Bearing a message from Lancaster.

To quote Pennant: “I now return to the subjects that occasioned this digression; and to give some account…” --- of what has been happening on the project. I’ve been digitizing the pictures from the first volume of Pennant’s Tours in Wales, after finishing cataloguing the existing images.

Publication date: 7 August 2017

Pennant Tours Internship: Daisy Wrightson

Daisy Wrightson is a BA Music Undergraduate at Bangor University who has just started on a 4 week internship with the Library and Archives Service. She will be working on a pilot digitisation project centred on the extra-illustrated volumes of “A Tour in Wales” by Thomas Pennant. These rare volumes record the journey made by Pennant through Wales between 1773 and 1776.

Publication date: 13 July 2017

Interview with Shan Robinson, Special Collections Co-ordinator

Publication date: 13 July 2017

Student Intern begins cataloguing project

Publication date: 30 May 2017


Welcome to the Stephen Colclough Centre Blog.

Publication date: 22 May 2017

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