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Over the line – a German medic’s war TAGS: | | | | | | In this month’s edition, Louise, Archivist in Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA), finds a different view of the First World War…. Ernst Levin (1887 – 1975) was a German-born neurologist …Continue reading →

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Some pictures from 1980s Punjab TAGS: | | In this project we tackle theses chronologically. We follow a spreadsheet that has been ordered, more or less, by date and name of author. As we move forwards, we have …Continue reading →

A Picture of Health TAGS: | | | On Thursday 30th October from 10am, Louise and Clair from Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA) will be on the Library Pop desk on the first floor of the Main Library. …Continue reading →

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The Pencil of Nature TAGS: | | Two of my favourite photographs in the Centre for Research Collections come from The University of Edinburghs copy of William Henry Fox Talbot’s “The Pencil of Nature“. Shelfmark Df.3.85 .The …Continue reading →

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Volunteer work at the Digital Imaging Unit TAGS: | | The Centre for Research Collections is a remarkable resource for students at Edinburgh University, not only for research purposes, but also for experience working with collections.  I am an MSc …Continue reading →

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