Aberystwyth – The Great Storm 1938
On Level D of Hugh Owen Library
In January and February 1938 Aberystwyth was hit by storms which caused significant damage to the Promenade, Pier and University Halls of Residence. This display shows some of the press reports and correspondence relating to events at Alexandra Hall and elsewhere.
Exhibition to mark the bicentenary of Dickens birth in 2012
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
On Level F of the Hugh Owen Library
Come and take a look at a display of books by and about Charles Dickens to mark the bicentenary of his birth in the Hugh Owen Library.
Aberystwyth University Library holds a number of early copies of novels by Dickens along with the first volume of “All The Year Round” from 1859, including the initial serialisation of “A Tale of Two Cities”. Also on display are George Powell’s copy of the collected letters published by Chapman and Hall in 1880 and Camden Hotten’s 1870 biography.