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SSSA in 70 Objects: Bàrdachd Ghàidhlig recordings by Rev. William Matheson The Words and the Tunes by Dr Anja Gunderloch Back in the mists of time, in the second year of my undergraduate degree, the highlight of my week was the …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: Drag in the School of Scottish Studies Archives For our second blog and part two to the last blog Queering the Archive, join us as we celebrate the cultural records of ‘drag’ in the archives.   Drag is described as a gender …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Òganaich Dhuinn a Rinn M’ Fhàgail TAGS: | Contributor: Barra Waulking Women Fieldworker: Thorkild Knudsen Reference: SA1965.109.004 Response: Louise Scollay I have a lifelong love – some might say obsession –  of textiles and craft and often this …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: An Announcement of a New Initiative TAGS: | | | | | | | We are excited to announce the work on our new Queering the Archive initiative. This initiative aims to increase representation of LGBT+ records within our collections.  Queering the Archive will hope …Continue reading →

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Meet the Team TAGS: It is a pleasure to bring the SSSA blog into the world and given that this is our 70th Anniversary it would seem that introductions are long overdue. Fran Baseby, …Continue reading →

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