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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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Conservation Volunteers in the Collections Rationalisation Project TAGS: | | | This week our Project Conservator, Helen, talks about the great work volunteers have done as a part of the Collections Rationalisation project… Some of the main aims of the Collections …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on Fiddles at St Cecilia’s Hall Guest post from Olivia Thorne, a museums placement student at St Cecilia’s Hall As a classically-trained cellist, the image that springs to mind for me when I hear the word …Continue reading →

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Finding my way around the map and atlas collection TAGS: | | | | We catch up with Helen, our Projects Conservator at the University Collections Facility (UCF), in this week’s blog… As the Rationalisation Projects Conservator my role is to make sure that …Continue reading →

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Several Theses in One Binding TAGS: | | | In this week’s blog post, Projects Conservator Nicole, gives us an update on the work she is carrying out for the Thesis Digitisation Project… I am currently working on a …Continue reading →

A Book of Two Halves TAGS: | | | Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half in this week’s blog… I have now moved full time to the conservation studio at …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image The Humble Spider – A Measure of Moral Character in Physical Education In this week’s blog post we take a closer look at the Dunfermline College of...
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Default utility Image Introduction to Leadership This is a not one of my usual posts about Open Research, but rather a...
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....

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