Monthly Archives: October 2017

Michael R. Hoar

Tweet Special Collections is sad to hear that former Fine Art lecturer and landscape artist Michael (Mike) R. Hoar A.R.C.A. passed away on the 11th of October 2017. The news comes some eighteen months after the death of his wife, … Continue reading

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On This Day: the execution of Edith Cavell, 1915

Tweet To accompany our posts on students who gave their lives during World War I, I thought it appropriate today to exhibit materials we have relating to Edith Cavell, the British nurse who is known to have helped save the … Continue reading

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120 Years of the Hawthorn Building

Tweet The Hawthorn Building was officially opened on the 5th October 1897, 120 years ago today!

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