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All Change – Body Language project extended until July 2020 We are very pleased to announce that a new project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, has agreed to take on responsibility for our collaborative Wellcome Research Resource-funded archives project ‘Body Language: movement, …Continue reading →

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Patrick Geddes Archives project extended until March 2020 With immediate effect our project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, will be looking after two collaborative Wellcome Research Resource-funded archive projects.  Elaine will continue to work on our own ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes …Continue reading →

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Archives Internship Opportunity We are delighted to be able to offer an 8-week, archive cataloguing project internship opportunity, working with the Wellcome Research Resource-funded archive project ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes and the Environment in …Continue reading →

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To the city, in the city, for the city: Patrick Geddes in India Our project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, travels to India later this week to deliver presentations at the CEPT Archives (Architecture, Planning and Design) in Ahmedabad, and at the ARTISANS’ gallery in …Continue reading →

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Read all about it! Read all about our ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes and the Environment in Equilibrium’ project news in our latest newsletter – out now!  All the updates; international visitors; collection discoveries (see below); …Continue reading →

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Lift your head and look out “When we finally arrived at the boundary wall of the early 19th century cottage, now known as ‘Gean Cottage’, I found myself quite moved.  Here I was, where Geddes had …Continue reading →

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New Professionals – Skills Development This blog post comes from one of our project volunteers, Daisy Stafford.  Daisy made a significant contribution to the project in her work data cleansing retro-converted catalogue descriptions.  As Daisy …Continue reading →

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The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these photographic collections has provided a rare opportunity to follow intimately the changing face of Patrick …Continue reading →

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Sticky Situations Last week our Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, wrote about how she had uncovered an unusual sticky situation among the Patrick Geddes Collection photographs.  Rising to the conservation challenge, Nicole explored …Continue reading →

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Cataloguing the Sir Patrick Geddes papers Our project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, provides an update on cataloguing work. One of the major aims of our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project is to catalogue the papers of Sir Patrick …Continue reading →

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