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From the Stores #1: Packing List for Fieldwork Progress in the Lyell project has taken a giant leap these last two weeks thanks to two developments. Firstly, physical work in the stores where the collection is secured at …Continue reading →

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Thank you Friends The University of Edinburgh’s Lyell archives continue to grow, thanks to the support of our generous friends. The Friends of the National Libraries and the Friends of Edinburgh University Library united …Continue reading →

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Visualising Civic Improvement Explore Scotland’s capital through the mind of one of Scotland’s greatest social thinkers and join us as we take a closer look at Professor Sir Patrick Geddes’ (1854-1932) photographic survey …Continue reading →

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Preparing the Way This week our project archivist gives us the inside view from our Body Language Archives project, bringing us on (the project management) board, with a review of project progress and …Continue reading →

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NEW Further Charles Lyell Papers July was a busy month for the Sir Charles Lyell Collection, and the Centre for Research Collections. After much planning and advice, the CRC passed inspection, and we opened again …Continue reading →

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We Are Still Here! TAGS: | | | | | We are delighted to announce that thanks to generous support from the Wellcome Research Resource Fund, our Body Language archives project will now run until January 2021. It seemed a …Continue reading →

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Resource Lists for 2020/21 available for review and editing Resource List rollover 2020 is complete and Resource Lists for 2020/21 are now available for Course organisers to review and edit. The Library has copied 2019/20 Resource Lists (both published …Continue reading →

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Notebook No. 4 Update During this lockdown, the Lyell Project has been able to continue enhancing metadata, despite having no access to the Lyell notebooks, thanks to some quick digitisation done by the amazing …Continue reading →

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The Not-So-Lonely Lockdown of the Transcribing Geologists Lockdown may seem frustrating and tiresome to some, but it has made space for a few spontaneous and unexpected collaborations! Over the last month with many “physical” tasks on hold, …Continue reading →

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