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On trial: Socialism on Film TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library has been given the opportunity to trial for a second time the fascinating Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International …Continue reading →

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The Development Of Avant-Garde Art And Ideas 1905-1924 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | The film above is a review of the artworks referenced in the first three volumes of a four volume Ph.D. thesis by Ivor Davies from 1974: Certain Aspects Of Art …Continue reading →

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Trial access: Socialism on Film TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | And finally…Adam Matthew have given the Library trial access to their just released resource Socialism on Film. This impressive collection of documentaries, newsreels and features reveals the world as seen …Continue reading →

Missionary to the North – The Paterson Bible Collection TAGS: | | | | | | | In early 2014 we began work to catalogue the Paterson Bible Collection, as part of the Funk Cataloguing Projects at New College Library. This collection of over 300 Bibles in …Continue reading →

Geoffrey Herbert Beale TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Two weeks ago, when we posted about the Lysenko Controversy in Soviet Russia, mention was made of Geoffrey Beale’s interest in and knowledge of the Russian language and scientific history. …Continue reading →

The Lysenko Controversy: Soviet Genetics and Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Britain has been fortunate in the freedom it has enjoyed to carry out scientific research; something which has not always been the case with other parts of the world. The …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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