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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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The Japanese Garden Journey with us to 1908 as Patrick Geddes and Frank Mears’ look to Japan and the East for urban planning inspiration.  Archives volunteer and MSc Library and Information Studies student, …Continue reading →

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Planning for Humanity: Patrick Geddes in India, 1914-1924 This October we celebrate the 165th anniversary of Patrick Geddes’ birth (2 October 1854).  We bring you news of a series of upcoming events which commemorate Patrick Geddes and his …Continue reading →

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‘Body Language’ exhibition launches to resounding gong! Project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, dances us through the magic of the ‘Body Language’ exhibition launch. A sudden booming and magical gong hushed invited guests.  Its exotic timbre reverberated throughout the …Continue reading →

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