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From Barbed Wire to the BBC: The Writings of Tom Burns TAGS: | | | | | Introduction Throughout his career as researcher, lecturer and finally Professor of Sociology, Tom Burns was a prolific and engaging writer of journal articles, lectures, conference papers and reviews. His works …Continue reading →

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A New Profession TAGS: | | From 1 October 1928 The Edinburgh School of Social Study and Training, established in 1918, was to be incorporated into the University. Students at the school had been entitled to …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 →

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Who You Gonna Call? (Dustbusters!) TAGS: | | This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants, Anna O’Regan and Stephanie Allen, who assisted the Museum Collections Team with a large scale move of artworks by Edinburgh College of Art …Continue reading →

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My Royal Mile TAGS: | | This week, we have our final blog from Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, who has been working with us for the past 18 months on the Collections Rationalisation Project… The Royal …Continue reading →

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Re-discovering a forgotten songwriter: the archive of Louisa Matilda Crawford TAGS: Re-discovering a forgotten songwriter: the archive of Louisa Matilda Crawford. Daisy Stafford, CRC intern who catalogued the papers of Louisa Matilda Crawford, talks about her experience. This summer I was …Continue reading →

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The Good, the Fair and the Unusable. Conservation of Session Papers at the CRC. TAGS: | This week, Projects Conservator Nicole introduces a brand new project she is working on at the CRC… I am currently working on a 6-month pilot project to conserve three collections …Continue reading →

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Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection TAGS: | This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky situation with some photographs during the ‘Evergreen: Patrick Geddes and the Environment in Equilibrium’ project… …Continue reading →

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Store Room Surprises! TAGS: | Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in our store rooms, and how she has conserved them, in this week’s blog… One of …Continue reading →

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An insight into Joseph Joachim’s life and work – Sarah and Devon’s experiences as CRC interns TAGS: | | | | Earlier this year, our two interns Sarah and Devon spent a few months re-housing and listing the papers of the Hungarian violinist Joseph Joachim (1831-1907), recently donated to the CRC. …Continue reading →

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