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Compliments of the Season TAGS: | | Did you know that the Christmas card is an English invention? John Calcott Horsley, painter and illustrator designed the very first card for the commission of Sir Henry Cole, the …Continue reading →

Merry AnneXMAS! TAGS: | | | | | | | Merry Christmas from Edinburgh’s Library Annexe! Here are a few festive images from some of the books that can be found within our general lending collections:       Images …Continue reading →

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Christmas is coming at New College Library TAGS: | | | | We’ve started getting ready for Christmas at New College Library! The Christmas tree is now up in the Funk Reading Room, and we have a display of Christmas carol books …Continue reading →

Christmas is nearly here! TAGS: | | | | | | In celebration of the next week’s big event, we thought we’d bring you a sample of some of the festive bits and pieces in our archive collections. As always, the …Continue reading →

A few of my favourite [festive!] things TAGS: | | | | | | At the start of the festive period, I had the best of intentions to post a festive blog post for every day of advent.  Alas, there isn’t much mention of …Continue reading →

Merry Fishmas to you all! TAGS: | | | As it’s only a week to go until Christmas, enjoy a festive edition of The Wee Red Herring from the ECA archive, complete with zombies and everything. December 2009 issue …Continue reading →

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Winter vacation is coming at New College Library TAGS: | | | New College Library will close on Friday 21 December and reopen again on Thursday 3 January. More details on opening hours for all University of Edinburgh Library sites over the …Continue reading →

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The wood-walls of Scotland : a Christmas Carol TAGS: | | | | | | | | | New College Christmas Carol Service is taking place today at 5pm in the Martin Hall, led by members of the New College community and with singing from the New College Choir. Here’s a …Continue reading →

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To fast or feast? Celebrating Christmas in the eighteenth century TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Many folk will be going to Christmas lunches and parties this week – including New College Library staff. Outside our office window the Edinburgh Christmas fair is in full (and noisy) swing, celebrating the …Continue reading →

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New on display – The Nativity in twentieth century art TAGS: | | | | | | | New on display in New College Library’s Funk Special Collections Reading Room, is The Bible in 20th Century art.  It  is opened to show a painting of The Nativity by …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image An insight into Joseph Joachim’s life and work – Sarah and Devon’s experiences as CRC interns Earlier this year, our two interns Sarah and Devon spent a few months re-housing and...
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Default utility Image An insight into Joseph Joachim’s life and work – Sarah and Devon’s experiences as CRC interns Earlier this year, our two interns Sarah and Devon spent a few months re-housing and...
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