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historical image of the University Library central lending desk

Depicting a day in life of the University Library in 1933 using historic sources.

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Illuminated manuscript fragment

Dating from the early 15th century, view fragments from a choir book, psalters and missals, and Books of Hours.

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Man using telescope

Discover more about Cultural Collections in related news items.

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Detail of a Robin Hyde letter

A poet, novelist, journalist and biographer, Hyde is considered one of New Zealand's great writers.

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University of Auckland World War One Roll of Honour

The digitised Auckland University College Roll of Honour forms the centrepiece of the First World War centenary website.

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Drawing of actors from Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream

Highlights from English Professor Sydney Musgrove’s involvement in Auckland’s amateur theatre and wider arts and literary scene 1947-1979.

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Get a glimpse into the former lives of some of the Library’s rare books and their owners in our bookplates exhibition.

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