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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 “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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SSSA in 70 Objects: Puzzling Black Cats TAGS: | | | Do you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia or Mavrogatphobia? Perhaps don’t read on! Today is Friday, 13th August – Friday the Thirteenth! The day, it is said, that is purported to be …Continue reading →

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Queering the Archive: Podcast 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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SSSA in 70 Objects: A Superstar TAGS: | Ian MacKenzie: More of a superstar than an object,  but very much SSSA. by Caroline Milligan [i] From dozens of ideas on my ‘What shall I write about for my …Continue reading →

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

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Queering the Archive: Cross-Dressing Ballads in the School of Scottish Studies Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | As the first in our series of blogs as part of ‘Queering the Archive’ initiative, I discuss some infamous ‘cross-dressing’ ballads within our collections.   Here at the School of Scottish Studies, …Continue reading →

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Meet the Team TAGS: It is a pleasure to bring the SSSA blog into the world and given that this is our 70th Anniversary it would seem that introductions are long overdue. Fran Baseby, …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Putting the Pieces Together: The Challenges of Working on Architectural Models (Part 1) Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from our Projects Conservator, Mhairi...
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