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Voices, Voices, Voices! Fieldwork, Creative Practice and The School of Scottish Studies TAGS: | | Written by Louise Scollay, Archive & Library Assistant   Back in August, we held an online seminar and Q&A with Dr Hugh Hagan, Martine Robertson and Hannah Wood where they …Continue reading →

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Celebrating a 70th Anniversary Acquisition! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Earlier this year, the School of Scottish Studies Archive and the Centre for Research Collections teamed up with renowned Scottish photographer, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, to add a landmark collection of photos …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Photograph of Sorley Maclean and Ian Paterson TAGS: | | | | |     This week saw the 110th anniversary of the birth of Raasay poet Sorley MacLean (26 October 1911 – 24 November 1996) and so today’s blog is a great …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Cassette of Annie Arnott Recordings TAGS: |   Recently this object was received back to SSSA. The tape contains several recordings of Gaelic songs performed by Mrs Annie Arnott, of Skye. Born and raised in Linicro, in …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects “Too Principled, Too Honest” Thomas Ferguson Rodger, Professor of Psychological Medicine Response by: Dr Sarah Phelan Recording: Interviews relating to Thomas Ferguson Rodger (1907-1978), interviewed by Sarah Phelan, Various dates …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive with Lady Rampant TAGS: | | | | | | | | We once again have another podcast to showcase as part of the ongoing Queering the Archive initiative! For the third in a series of podcasts, Archive and Library Assistant, Elliot, …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive with drag king Dorian T. Fisk TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | |   For the second podcast for Queering the Archive, Elliot sat down with Dorian T. Fisk to discuss representation in the drag scene and elsewhere.   Dorian is just one of many of Scotland’s …Continue reading →

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Queering The Man and Woman’s Love Song TAGS: | | | | | | | | | |   An image of our Tale archive with a Progress Pride flag filter. The image includes cabinets, index card boxes on top, and shelving with books above.       …Continue reading →

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Upcoming Events Celebrating SSSA at 70 TAGS: | | As part of our ongoing celebrations for our 70th Anniversary, we are delighted to announce some events which are coming up in August. Fieldwork & Creative Engagement: Oral History of …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive with Rufus Elliot from OVER/AT and the new EP, “Folk’s Songs” TAGS: | | | | | | | | |       As part of the Queering the Archive project, we will feature conversations and podcasts with various people undertaking work and projects that feature LGBT+ voices and representation. …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image A Scottish Witness of the Great Kantō Earthquake To mark the centenary of the Great Kantō Earthquake of 1923, we are publishing a...
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