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Cut it out! TAGS: | | | | I have been making my way through the manuscripts collection in an effort to identify material, see what conservation needs there are and generally acquaint myself with the collections. This …Continue reading →

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“You’ll never guess who I met today…” At the beginning of August I took on the role of New College Collections Curator looking after the archives held at New College Library and in the Centre for Studies …Continue reading →

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J.H. Oldham (1874-1969) : Missionary and Ecumenical Pioneer TAGS: | | | | | | | | Today, 16 May, is the anniversary of the death of J.H. Oldham. Joseph Houldsworth Oldham (1874-1969) was a missionary and pioneer of ecumenism. The organising secretary for the 1910 World …Continue reading →

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Happy Birthday New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | Seventy six years ago on the 8th of October, New College Library, Edinburgh, was formally opened to students and staff in its current building, the former Free High Kirk. The …Continue reading →

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New College Library Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Did you know that New College Library holds significant collections of archives and manuscripts? These  collections include the papers of Thomas Chalmers, J.H. Oldham, James S. Stewart and Norman W. …Continue reading →

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How an Olympic champion became a missionary TAGS: | | | | | | | | | The BBC Scotland programme Eric Liddell: A Champion’s Life http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01lb63b  on BBC2 tonight (Monday 23rd July) at 10pm features items from University of Edinburgh Collections. New College Library recently received …Continue reading →

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Medieval manuscript on display at New College Library … TAGS: | | | | Now on display at New College Library : the Athanasii Opuscula. This fifteenth century Italian medieval manuscript has a beautiful painted and gold tooled frontispiece and a neat humanistic script. In the …Continue reading →

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Following in the footsteps of the New College Librarian TAGS: | | | | | | Spent some time this morning sculling through the New College archives looking for correspondence about some of the New College Special Collections, the Dumfries Presbytery Library and the Longforgan Free …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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Default utility Image My Royal Mile This week, we have our final blog from Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, who has been...
Default utility Image Re-discovering a forgotten songwriter: the archive of Louisa Matilda Crawford Daisy Stafford, CRC intern who catalogued the papers of Louisa Matilda Crawford, talks about her...

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