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Queering the Archive: Drag in the School of Scottish Studies Archives For our second blog and part two to the last blog Queering the Archive, join us as we celebrate the cultural records of ‘drag’ in the archives.   Drag is described as a gender …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: Cross-Dressing Ballads in the School of Scottish Studies Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | As the first in our series of blogs as part of ‘Queering the Archive’ initiative, I discuss some infamous ‘cross-dressing’ ballads within our collections.   Here at the School of Scottish Studies, …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: An Announcement of a New Initiative TAGS: | | | | | | | We are excited to announce the work on our new Queering the Archive initiative. This initiative aims to increase representation of LGBT+ records within our collections.  Queering the Archive will hope …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Art and The Playfair: Speaking to Absent Volumes, or How to Find Books in the Library, Old Style During the academic year 2019-20 Rare Books worked with a group of third year students...
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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
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