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Crowdsourcing Conservation – Thomas Nelson Collection TAGS: | | Following on from the popular “Crowdsourcing Conservation” sessions held in February 2017 and 2018, the Centre for Research Collections held seven more crowdsourcing events from October 2018 to March 2019. …Continue reading →

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Completion of the Thomson-Walker Project TAGS: | In this week’s blog our final Thomson-Walker Intern, Giulia, talks about the completion of the Thomson-Walker project and her experience of working at the CRC… We did it! The conservation …Continue reading →

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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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