Default utility Image

Thank you Acceptance in Lieu scheme The Charles Lyell archives feature in the Arts Council England’s Cultural Gifts Scheme and Acceptance in Lieu annual report 2020/21 . Both schemes are remarkably important in ensuring important cultural …Continue reading →

Default utility Image

Thank you Friends The University of Edinburgh’s Lyell archives continue to grow, thanks to the support of our generous friends. The Friends of the National Libraries and the Friends of Edinburgh University Library united …Continue reading →

Default utility Image

Friends celebrate Lyell acquisition TAGS: The Friends of Edinburgh University Library played a vital role in helping to acquire the Charles Lyell notebooks. They celebrate that acquisition in the new issue of The Piper Joining …Continue reading →

Default utility Image

Two new films on Charles Lyell and his notebooks There are two new films on Charles Lyell and his notebooks: The Travels of His Own Mind – Travels of His Own Mind where Professor Charles Withers, Emeritus Professor of Geography, University …Continue reading →

Default utility Image

Lyell Notebooks: Progress Report Collection Curation Since their arrival, the focus has been on a range of preliminary tasks to get the notebooks ready for digitisation, consultation and exhibition. Exhibition   The first free …Continue reading →

Default utility Image

Professor Richard Fortey on Lyell Professor Richard Fortey is one of the most authoritative and engaging experts on the importance of Charles Lyell. A welcome supporter in the Lyell notebook campaign, he has recently been …Continue reading →

Default utility Image

Thank you for saving Lyell’s notebooks What an exciting prospect! The imminent arrival of Charles Lyell’s 294 notebooks to the University of Edinburgh Library is an occasion which will rightly be celebrated in Edinburgh. Students, staff …Continue reading →

Follow @EdUniLibraries on Twitter

Collections

Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 • www.research.ed.ac.uk • www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk • Looking at how Edinburgh Research Explorer and ERA...
Default utility Image Lyell’s School of Rock   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four...

Projects

Default utility Image Lyell’s School of Rock   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

Archives

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.