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New books at New College Library – December TAGS: | | | | | New on the shelves this month is The lost world of Genesis One : ancient cosmology and the origins debate by John H. Walton. This title was purchased to support …Continue reading →

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Seventeenth century botanical illustrations discovered at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | Recently catalogued online and now on display in New College Library’s entrance hall is this seventeeth century botanical work, Exoticarum aliarumque minus cognitarium plantarum centuria prima. Written by Jakob Breyne, it …Continue reading →

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Science and religion : a natural history TAGS: | | | | | | | | Today’s Opening Lecture for the 2012-13 academic session at the School of Divinity will be given by Professor Wentzel van Huyssteen of Princeton Theological Seminary, and will launch the new …Continue reading →

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Once in a blue moon? Surprises in the New College Library stacks … TAGS: | | | | | | | The 31st of August is scheduled for a ‘blue moon’ over Scotland. A blue moon traditionally occurs whenever two full moons happen in a single month – an unusual occurence, …Continue reading →

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New books at New College Library – August TAGS: | | | | | | | | New College Library has a regular display of new books at the far end of the Library Hall, close to the door to the stacks. Currently in the display is …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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