If these walls could talk… As we celebrate our 50th anniversary at George Square, we’re delving into the history of the Main Library through the digital archive of The Student newspaper. Here are some moments in …Continue reading →

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Alexander Murray Drennan – pioneer of Eusol TAGS: | | | Alexander Murray Drennan – or Murray to his friends – was born in Glasgow on 4th January 1884, and grew up in Helensburgh before coming to Edinburgh in 1901 to …Continue reading →

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“Dear Mr President…” Robert Wallace’s letters to Woodrow Wilson, 1914-1917 Robert Wallace (1853-1939) is not a widely-known name today, although in his time he was an important agriculturalist who travelled the world. He was Professor of Agriculture and Rural Economy …Continue reading →

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Over the line – a German medic’s war TAGS: | | | | | | In this month’s edition, Louise, Archivist in Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA), finds a different view of the First World War…. Ernst Levin (1887 – 1975) was a German-born neurologist …Continue reading →

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Roll of the Fallen We are pleased to announce that the University’s Roll of the Fallen for the First World War is now searchable online. The Roll of Honour was originally published in 1921, …Continue reading →

‘Efforts are Successes’: Dunfermline College of Physical Education and the 1928 Olympic Games TAGS: | Our collections celebrate and often reflect people’s excellence, endeavour and achievement  and being in the throws of Olympic achievements we’ve looked at the Dunfermline College of Physical Education archives to …Continue reading →

University of Edinburgh joins IIIF Consortium as a Founding Member The University of Edinburgh has joined the International Image Interoperability Framework Consortium (IIIF) as Founding Members. On Tuesday 26th April, the formal agreement was signed between Gavin McLachlan, Chief Information …Continue reading →

Breaking Boundaries #RDMRMA TAGS: On the 18th April 2016 over 50 professionals from across the UK came together to discuss the intersection of three disciplines: Research Data Management, Records Management / Information Governance, and …Continue reading →

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MacDiarmid in ‘Thistleonica’: A Poem from a Forgotten Front TAGS: | | The Papers of Andrew Graham Grieve (Gen. 2236) include a poem from a forgotten front of the First World War written by his older brother Christopher Murray Grieve, later to …Continue reading →

Second General Military Hospital, Craigleith TAGS: | | | In this edition of Untold Stories, Louise (Archivist at Lothian Health Services Archive) looks at the history of one of the many military hospitals in our region: During the current …Continue reading →

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Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...
Default utility Image Plaque Unveiled to Edinburgh University’s First Nobel Prize Winner Today, at the Hermitage of Braid, Principal Peter Mathieson will unveil a plaque commemorating Edinburgh...

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Default utility Image The Good, the Fair and the Unusable. Conservation of Session Papers at the CRC. This week, Projects Conservator Nicole introduces a brand new project she is working on at...
Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...

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