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Marsden Online Archive

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 9:03am

Search and mine the Hocken’s precious Samuel Marsden journals and letters through a new online archive developed by the University of Otago Library.....

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Making it easier to borrow Library books

Monday, 15 December 2014 12:01am

The Library is no longer fining for overdue standard books....

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Draft Copy: Patrick Lundberg

Saturday, 14 February 2015 - Hocken Gallery, Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
An exhibition showcasing the work of the 2014 Frances Hodgkins Fellow.

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Pictorial Collections Reading Room, Hocken Collections

Monday, 16 February 2015 9:46am

Between 16 February - 27 March you will be unable to request items from the Photographs and Pictures Collections for consultation due to scheduled building maintenance...

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Aliens, Androids & Unicorns. The Hal Salive Sci Fi & Fantasy Collection

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
Exhibition showcasing the recently acquired (March 2013) Dr Hal Salive Collection.

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Picture/Poem: The Imagery of Cilla McQueen & Joanna Paul

Saturday, 18 April 2015 - Hocken Gallery, 1st Floor, Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
This Hocken exhibition draws parallels between the creative approaches of prolific poet Cilla McQueen and respected painter Joanna Paul.

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Genius Engravers: Eric Gill and Robert Gibbings

Friday, 29 May 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
A Special Collections exhibition showcasing the work of these two British artists and engravers.

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Scientific Expedition Reports Exhibition

Friday, 28 August 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
An exhibition to showcase the Scientific Expedition Reports, housed in the Special Collections.

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Nutrition, gardening and eugenics; The World of F. Truby King

Friday, 4 December 2015 - de Beer Gallery, Special Collections, 1st Floor Central Library, University of Otago
An exhibition showcasing the recently catalogued Truby King collection at Otago.