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Architectural monuments of Belgium, 1915 – ‘Opulence in the worst distress’ TAGS: | | | | A LOST BUT RECONSTRUCTED HERITAGE… FROM THE LIBRARY OF SIR ROBERT STODART LORIMER (1864-1929), ARCHITECT In the book collections curated by the CRC is the work entitled La Belgique monumentale: …Continue reading →

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Wartime service honours of Dr William Aldren Turner (1864-1945)… Devised a management strategy for shell shock… Honoured by Belgium and Britain TAGS: | | | | | EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL STUDENT… SERVED WITH ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL  CORPS (RAMC)… BECAME ADVISOR ON ‘WAR NEUROSIS’ AND SHELL SHOCK TO THE BRITISH WAR OFFICE… William Aldren Turner was born in …Continue reading →

Charles Sarolea and his relief effort for Belgium during the War TAGS: | | | RELIEF FOR BELGIUM… OFFERS OF AID FROM ALL OVER SCOTLAND If we are to let our collections talk about the First World War, then surely the story of Charles Sarolea …Continue reading →

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The Stories and Afterlife of Lady Grange Stories beget stories – it’s one of my favourite things about them – and archives...
Scottish Court of Session Papers; digitisation pilot At present I am working on a pilot project, digitising the Scottish Court of Session...

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Default utility Image Several Theses in One Binding In this week’s blog post, Projects Conservator Nicole, gives us an update on the work...
A Book of Two Halves Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half...

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