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Steps towards equality in New College Library Class Photographs TAGS: | | | | | A guest post by Chloe Elder, New College Library Special Collections Digitisation intern From the depths of New College Library’s archives, a selection of class photographs from 1857 to 1930 has been …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 →

Behind the Scenes at New College Library #ILW2014 TAGS: | | | | | A guest post from Liz Louis, student on the MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies at the University of St Andrews and volunteer at New College Library Object Strongroom. Liz …Continue reading →

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Happy Birthday New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | Seventy six years ago on the 8th of October, New College Library, Edinburgh, was formally opened to students and staff in its current building, the former Free High Kirk. The …Continue reading →

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Another Book Sale success at New College Library, Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | New College Library held another successful Book Sale of duplicate volumes and unsuitable donations this Freshers week in the David Welsh Reading Room, New College Library. We’re pleased to be …Continue reading →

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New College Library welcomes the Yale-Edinburgh Conference TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | The Centre for the Study of World Christianity at the University of Edinburgh is hosting the Yale-Edinburgh Group Conference on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity this …Continue reading →

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Scotland’s Methodists TAGS: | | | | | | | | | I’ve had two enquiries in the last few weeks about Methodists in Scotland, from individuals researching their family history – it seems to be a hot topic! Fortunately New College Library  recently received …Continue reading →

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Following in the footsteps of the New College Librarian TAGS: | | | | | | Spent some time this morning sculling through the New College archives looking for correspondence about some of the New College Special Collections, the Dumfries Presbytery Library and the Longforgan Free …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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