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Fundraising for Lyell Digitisation TAGS: | | | | | Library and University Collections Philanthropy Manager, David McClay, brings us news on the fundraising campaign to digitise the Sir Charles Lyell notebooks. The fundraising campaign to digitise Sir Charles Lyell’s …Continue reading →

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30 Days In TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Senior Lyell Archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, reviews her first month in post and shares some of the exciting work and plans afoot for the internationally significant Sir Charles Lyell archive.    …Continue reading →

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The Lyell Project Team is Growing! TAGS: | | | | | | 22 February marks the anniversary of the death of renowned Scottish geologist, Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875). Newly appointed Senior Lyell Archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, says ‘hello’ and reflects on Lyell’s contribution …Continue reading →

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Visualising Civic Improvement Explore Scotland’s capital through the mind of one of Scotland’s greatest social thinkers and join us as we take a closer look at Professor Sir Patrick Geddes’ (1854-1932) photographic survey …Continue reading →

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Preparing the Way This week our project archivist gives us the inside view from our Body Language Archives project, bringing us on (the project management) board, with a review of project progress and …Continue reading →

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The Forsaken Mermaid TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This week we dig a little deeper into the story behind a document that was conserved in the course of our project work in 2018, and discover legendary sea creatures …Continue reading →

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We Are Still Here! TAGS: | | | | | We are delighted to announce that thanks to generous support from the Wellcome Research Resource Fund, our Body Language archives project will now run until January 2021. It seemed a …Continue reading →

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Health in Motion: I move, therefore I am TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As many of us face the challenge of managing our mental and physical well-being during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we look to the doyenne of movement and pioneer of …Continue reading →

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This Is (Almost) The End A brief update on the final stages of our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project, read on to find out what to expect next…. Our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes …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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Projects

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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