Browse Collections (62 total)

Botanical Teaching Wallcharts


A selection of the teaching charts from the Department of Botany showcases the type of teaching resources found at the University of Otago.

Contributors: Department of Botany, University of Otago

Black + White + Grey. The Lives + Works of Eric Gill + Robert Gibbings. Online exhibition

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Auld Acquaintances: Celebrating the Robert Burns Fellowship. Online exhibition

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Contributors: Special Collections, University of Otago; Curator: Romilly Smith

Architectural drawings


Examples of architectural drawings from the Hocken Collections.

All the Year Round: Exploring the Nineteenth-Century Periodical. Online exhibition


Contributors: Special Collections, University of Otago; Dunedin Public Library

Aliens, Androids, & Unicorns: The Hal Salive Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection. Online exhibition

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A sketchbook by William Fox


A collection of pictures by Sir William Fox (1812-1893). These works are mainly watercolours of New Zealand landscapes and scenes, painted between…

Contributors: Dr T. M. Hocken, Sir William Fox

A Middle Eastern Odyssey: From Constantinople to Palmyra. Online exhibition

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A Letterpress Legacy: The Dartmouth College Book Arts Workshop. Online exhibition


Contributors: Dartmouth Book Arts Workshop; Special Collections, University of Otago

500 Years On: Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. Online exhibition

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Contributors: Special Collections, University of Otago; Hewitson Library, Knox College; various

41 Stunning Books: A selection of modern private press books. Online exhibition


The private press books on show are all hand-crafted: printed on fine paper, bound individually, limited in issue number, and almost all contain fine…

1869: The Year that Was

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Contributors: Curated by Romilly Smith and Dr Donald Kerr, University of Otago Special Collections, Hocken Library