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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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The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these photographic collections has provided a rare opportunity to follow intimately the changing face of Patrick …Continue reading →

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Sticky Situations Last week our Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, wrote about how she had uncovered an unusual sticky situation among the Patrick Geddes Collection photographs.  Rising to the conservation challenge, Nicole explored …Continue reading →

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Cataloguing the Sir Patrick Geddes papers Our project archivist, Elaine MacGillivray, provides an update on cataloguing work. One of the major aims of our Wellcome Research-Resource funded project is to catalogue the papers of Sir Patrick …Continue reading →

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Hello! Welcome to the first blog post from the ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes and the Environment in Equilibrium’ project.  The Project Archivist has now begun work on cataloguing the significant Patrick Geddes …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Responding to a National Crisis: Social Work at Times of Great Need (illustrated with images from the University’s art collection) We find ourselves living through remarkable times....
Default utility Image High Rises and Lows: Emotions in an Edinburgh Suburb In 1957 three professionals approached the University of Edinburgh’s Social Science Research Centre requesting a...

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