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Thomson-Walker Internship – Round 3! TAGS: | In this week’s blog we hear from Clàudia Callau Buxaderas, who is the third in a series of interns to work on the Thomson-Walker collection… It has been almost eight …Continue reading →

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Scottish Session Papers Condition Survey TAGS: | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator, Emily, describes the conservation problems encountered during a condition survey of a collection of bound volumes… I have recently carried out a condition …Continue reading →

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Conservation Placement – Northumbria University TAGS: | | | | Lisa Mitchell, conservation placement student from Northumbria University, describes her experience of working at the CRC in this week’s blog post… Over the past two weeks I have had the …Continue reading →

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A Passage to India – Part 2 TAGS: | | | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator, Emily Hick, describes the next stage of conserving a collection of Indian paintings, and explains how she used a rigid gel to remove …Continue reading →

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Paper Conservators: News and Ideas Exchange 2016 TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Conservation Volunteers Mathilde Renauld and Paula Burbicka, who recently attended a paper conservators new and ideas exchange event at the CRC…. Scotland’s Paper Conservators …Continue reading →

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Collections

Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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