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‘The price of blood’ : Frederick Douglass speaks to Scotland TAGS: | | | | A guest post for Black History Month by Eleanor Rideout, IS Helpdesk Assistant Noted African-American anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass had embarked on a tour of Ireland and Great Britain, reaching …Continue reading →

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‘Edinburgh’s Guilty Avenues’ : horrible histories from the New College Library Archives TAGS: | | | A guest post from Eleanor Rideout, New College Library Helpdesk Assistant The grisly find of a letter written in William Burke’s blood, on show as part of this weekend’s Festival …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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New College Library Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Did you know that New College Library holds significant collections of archives and manuscripts? These  collections include the papers of Thomas Chalmers, J.H. Oldham, James S. Stewart and Norman W. …Continue reading →

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Last Day for Museums Collections Intern During the summer the Museums Services Team took on a ten week ‘Museums Collections’ intern...

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