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SSSA in 70 Objects: Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig recordings by Rev. William Matheson The Words and the Tunes by Dr Anja Gunderloch Back in the mists of time, in the second year of my undergraduate degree, the highlight of my week was the …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Òganaich Dhuinn a Rinn M’ Fhàgail TAGS: | Contributor: Barra Waulking Women Fieldworker: Thorkild Knudsen Reference: SA1965.109.004 Response: Louise Scollay I have a lifelong love – some might say obsession –  of textiles and craft and often this …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Borders Ba’ Games TAGS: ‘They do it yet!’: The surprise of Borders ba’. Dr Emily Lyle When I was talking with an old man in Denholm about customs, I had been reading about the …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: The Barnyards o’ Delgaty TAGS: Contributor: Enoch Kent Fieldworker: Hamish Henderson Reference: SA1954.33.a6 Link to the song on Tobar an Dualchais: Response by: Robert Fell This Bothy ballad – rendered beautifully here by Enoch Kent in …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects : The reflections of the windows in the stairwell of 29 George Square TAGS: Response: Louise Scollay, Archive and Library Assistant, SSSA I have always had a love affair with these windows, or moreso the scene they project on to the wall. When I …Continue reading →

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Meet the Team TAGS: It is a pleasure to bring the SSSA blog into the world and given that this is our 70th Anniversary it would seem that introductions are long overdue. Fran Baseby, …Continue reading →

The School of Scottish Studies Archives in Light Festival TAGS: On Saturday, 22 August, the School of Scottish Studies Archives (SSSA) will be celebrated in a day-long online festival event hosted by the Celtic and Scottish Studies department.  Curated by …Continue reading →

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