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Archives Internship Opportunity We are delighted to be able to offer an 8-week, archive cataloguing project internship opportunity, working with the Wellcome Research Resource-funded archive project ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes and the Environment in …Continue reading →

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To the city, in the city, for the city: Patrick Geddes in India TAGS: | | Our project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, travels to India later this week to deliver presentations at the CEPT Archives (Architecture, Planning and Design) in Ahmedabad, and at the ARTISANS’ gallery in …Continue reading →

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Cataloguing the correspondence of Thomas Nelson & Sons TAGS: | Cataloguing the correspondence of Thomas Nelson & Sons Last January, our intern Isabella started a 10-week placement at the CRC, as part of her MSc in Book History and Material …Continue reading →

A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going live:  the Edinburgh University’s 1795 copy of the Mahābhārata is now available online.  This beautiful …Continue reading →

Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital Imaging Unit. Throughout the project I have been working with the University of Edinburgh’s Shakespeare …Continue reading →

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Plaque Unveiled to Edinburgh University’s First Nobel Prize Winner TAGS: | | Today, at the Hermitage of Braid, Principal Peter Mathieson will unveil a plaque commemorating Edinburgh University’s first Nobel Prize winner, physicist Charles Glover Barkla (1877–1944). Barkla is one of a …Continue reading →

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D-Day anniversary: Norman memories in the archives TAGS: | | | A more personal take on our archives… As any archivist knows, you can sometimes stumble upon archives with an unexpected and personal connection: this was the case for me when …Continue reading →

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Read all about it! Read all about our ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes and the Environment in Equilibrium’ project news in our latest newsletter – out now!  All the updates; international visitors; collection discoveries (see below); …Continue reading →

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Lift your head and look out “When we finally arrived at the boundary wall of the early 19th century cottage, now known as ‘Gean Cottage’, I found myself quite moved.  Here I was, where Geddes had …Continue reading →

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New Professionals – Skills Development This blog post comes from one of our project volunteers, Daisy Stafford.  Daisy made a significant contribution to the project in her work data cleansing retro-converted catalogue descriptions.  As Daisy …Continue reading →

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