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Alexander Murray Drennan – pioneer of Eusol TAGS: | | | Alexander Murray Drennan – or Murray to his friends – was born in Glasgow on 4th January 1884, and grew up in Helensburgh before coming to Edinburgh in 1901 to …Continue reading →

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Why football banned women TAGS: | | | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material relating to the popularity of women’s football during and just after the First …Continue reading →

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On trial: primary source collections from British Online Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in HCA, the Library currently has trial access to two digital primary source collections from British Online Archives, Conscientious Objection during the World War 1 …Continue reading →

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The Perils of Technology: Aviation During the First World War TAGS: | | | | The First World War was the first in which air warfare played a significant part. While aircraft were ultimately to change the face of warfare, the demands of the war …Continue reading →

Spotlight on Archives Unbound TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | This is the second in a (very) occasional series highlighting some of the online resources available at the Library that will be of interest to students and staff in History, …Continue reading →

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Trial access: Online Egyptological Bibliography and First World War primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to the Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB) from the University of Oxford and The First World War primary source database from Adam Matthew. You can …Continue reading →

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Last Day for Museums Collections Intern During the summer the Museums Services Team took on a ten week ‘Museums Collections’ intern...

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Default utility Image Spotlight on Fiddles at St Cecilia’s Hall Guest post from Olivia Thorne, a museums placement student at St Cecilia’s Hall As a...
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