Past Exhibitions

Somerville Library and Archives have curated several exhibitions and displays over the years including:

  • John Stuart Mill Collection June 2015
  • Mary Somerville March 2015
  • Somerville and the Great War (part of the Somerville Great War Roadshow) November 2014
  • Vera Brittain and Testament of Youth (part of the Somerville Great War Roadshow) November 2014
  • Egyptian Watercolours of Amelia Edwards (September 2014)
  • 20 years of co-residence at Somerville (August 2014)

During term time, the library puts on mini-exhibitions on Notable Somervillians in the Library Loggia. In 2015 we showcased Novelist Margaret Kennedy, Social reformer Eleanor Rathbone, Doctor Cicely Williams, and Booker prize-winner Penelope Fitzgerald.

We will be adding more information on the above exhibitions over the coming months.