Crime & Intrigue at the CRC TAGS: | | Today sees the launch of a new Hercule Poirot novel, penned by crime author Sophie Hannah with support from the Agatha Christie estate. As a die-hard Agatha Christie fan, this …Continue reading →

Pressing Matters TAGS: As a conservator, you can often find some rather surprising and unexpected ephemera in archive and book collections. Take, for example, this folder from the University’s Aitken Collection. At first …Continue reading →

Fairytales & Chivalry at the Centre for Research Collections TAGS: | | | When I think of our rare book collections, I tend to think or row upon row of brown, leather bound volumes. This is true for a large part of the …Continue reading →

Cataloguing Christ’s Second Coming TAGS: | | | | We’re delighted that the cataloguing of nearly 500 items held in the Shaw Collection on the Catholic Apostolic Church at New College Library, is now complete. While further research is …Continue reading →

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Manuscripts on display for Elizabeth Melville Day TAGS: | | | | | From Monday 16th June to Friday 27th June manuscript work by Elizabeth Melville, Lady Culross is on display in New College Library. Two rare examples of early modern women’s writing are displayed together for …Continue reading →

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Chinese calligraphy on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | | On display in the New College Library entrance this week is the  beautiful Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting (Inglis 23). This is a classic treatise of calligraphic art on …Continue reading →

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Library and University Collections sign up to ArchivesSpace TAGS: | | | | At the end of 2013, the University of Edinburgh’s Library and University Collections (L&UC) became the first institution in the UK and Europe to become members of ArchivesSpace. Built for …Continue reading →

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New College Library’s Torah Scroll TAGS: | | | | | | | | New College Library’s Torah Scroll (Pentateuch) was on display to visitors today in the Funk Reading Room. Scrolls such as these are an integral part of Jewish communal life, being …Continue reading →

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From slave trader to ‘Amazing Grace’ – John Newton TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Today marks the anniversary of the birth of John Newton, Anglican clergyman and hymn writer. This volume from New College Library’s Special Collections tells his remarkable story. The Authentic narrative …Continue reading →

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Full Nelson Archive TAGS: | | | | | | The Thomas Nelson collection of books arrived at the Annexe on Tuesday 14th August 2012. We were very excited to be receiving this collection of books and materials forming the …Continue reading →

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