The Margery Allingham Collection

The library building may be closed, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t share some of our special collections with you. In this blog, we will be taking a look at the Margery Allingham Collection and finding out about the author, and her most famous creation, the detective, Albert Campion. ——————————————— Margery Allingham was born […]

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Special Collections is collecting champions

Nigel Cochrane, Assistant Director (Academic & Research Services), Library Services, introduced Professor Susan Oliver, Deputy Dean (Research), as an Essex Special Collections Champion at the inaugural meeting on 30 January 2020. The role is open to academics at Essex and aims to bring together like-minded people from across the University who are prepared to act as ambassadors or advocates for […]

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Donated art collection includes top 20th century British artists

We are pleased to announce that a prominent collection of 20th and 21st century works on paper by British artists including Francis Bacon, Tracey Emin, Lucian Freud and David Hockney has been donated to the University of Essex. The selection of artworks form part of the Priseman-Seabrook collection and incorporates work by internationally acclaimed artists. […]

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Welcome To The Library!

Welcome Week is flying by, but there’s a few more days left to check out the activities and events still happening across our campuses. If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Library yet, this is your official invitation to wander over, take a tour of the building, and get to know the librarians. […]

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