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Textiles and threads – samples and catalogue TAGS: | | | ANOTHER SPLASH OF COLOUR FOR THE COLLECTIONS – FROM EUROPE, CHINA AND JAPAN Towards the end of the 2015-2016 financial period, CRC acquired a small number of items relating to …Continue reading →

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New Library resources for Chinese history TAGS: | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library has recently purchased two new primary source databases looking at Chinese and Asian history. These are China: Culture and Society and …Continue reading →

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Some new Library resources for you TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | On the HCA Librarian blog I have highlighted new resources or material that have been purchased for the Library’s collections from requests from students or staff in the School of …Continue reading →

Foreign Office Files For China – extra collections now available! TAGS: | | We have recently purchased two extra collections within Foreign Office Files for China. Foreign Office Files for China, 1949-1980: 1957-1966, The Great Leap Forward   Foreign Office Files for China, …Continue reading →

Christ or Confucius, Which? TAGS: | | | Christ or Confucius, Which? is just one of the book titles now on display in New College Library, in honour of the conference being held on James Legge and Scottish …Continue reading →

Finding and using China-related library resources TAGS: | | | | Are you curious about China? Do you need to find relevant resources but don’t quite now where to start? Are you looking for primary sources? If any of these questions …Continue reading →

In Southern India

Unique World Christianity Collections coming home to New College, Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | | Now we’re in the in the final stages of the Centre for the Studies of World Christianity Library (CSWC) Project, we’re receiving daily deliveries of books to New College Library from the Library …Continue reading →

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Chinese calligraphy on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | | On display in the New College Library entrance this week is the  beautiful Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting (Inglis 23). This is a classic treatise of calligraphic art on …Continue reading →

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New Chinese journal at New College Library TAGS: | | | | I’m pleased to be able to say that the journal Sino-Christian Studies is now available at New College Library at Per S. Sino-Christian studies : an international journal of Bible, …Continue reading →

Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting. New College Library, Inglis 23.

Chinese rare books on display for Peking University at Edinburgh Day TAGS: | | | | | | New College Library was part of the University of Edinburgh’s Peking at Edinburgh day on Monday 18 November with a display of Chinese items from our Special Collections. These included the beautiful …Continue reading →

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Collections

Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

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Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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