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The Myth of Robert Burns TAGS: | | | | It was some months ago that among the many sermons and talks given by Rev Tom Allan (1916-1965), one entitled ‘The Myth of Robert Burns’ caught my eye (ref. AA6.2.18). …Continue reading →

Resources for Christian ministry and worship at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | Today New College welcomes ministers and worship leaders to a CPD day focusing on Biblical resources. Topics include current scholarship on the Gospel of John and Advent themes in the Hebrew …Continue reading →

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Psalm singing and the Reformation TAGS: | | | | | New College Library welcomes delegates to The Cultures of the Reformation: A Colloquium in Honour of Professor Jane Dawson on Thursday 1 June 2017. We have updated our current display …Continue reading →

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Historic New College Library partnership begins a new chapter TAGS: | | Founded in 1843 as the Library of the Free Church College, and now serving the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh, New College Library is one of the …Continue reading →

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Digital explorations in New College Library : James Kirkwood’s vision today TAGS: | | | | | A guest post from Chloe Elder – New College Library Special Collections Digitisation Intern Considering the ease with which most of us have access to information, it can be easy …Continue reading →

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Mission to the Middle East : discovering collections TAGS: | | | | | This week New College Library welcomes delegates of the 2016 conference of the Yale-Edinburgh Group on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity. I’ve been discovering that New College …Continue reading →

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New College Library welcomes the General Assembly 2016 TAGS: | New College Library welcomes attendees of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, which will take place between 21 and 27 May 2016. Church of Scotland visitors to the Library are …Continue reading →

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Given in Good Faith : Making Presbyterian History TAGS: | | | | | If you visit the Given in Good Faith exhibition, currently open at the Centre for Research Collections, you’ll be able to see some of New College Library’s treasures set in the …Continue reading →

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Women’s voices at New College Library TAGS: | | | | After my last blog post which focused on the women who gave their books to support the foundation of New College Library, I’ve been thinking about some of the collections we have which …Continue reading →

Longforgan Free Church Ministers Library now catalogued online TAGS: | | I’m pleased to report that the Longforgan Free Church Ministers Library has now been catalogued online. A big thank you to the two project cataloguers who have tackled this collection, Finlay …Continue reading →

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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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