Default utility Image

SSSA in 70 Objects: Embracing the Unknown – A musician’s response to Bob Hobkirk’s Unknown Air TAGS: Today we are delighted to have a post from Carla Michal Sayer, who used material from The School of Scottish Studies Archives in her work for the Situated Place art …Continue reading →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Default utility Image

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 →

Follow @EdUniLibraries on Twitter

Collections

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...
Default utility Image Come Hither: Walter de la Mare and the Young of All Ages The English writer Walter de la Mare was born 150 years ago this week on...

Projects

Default utility Image Giving Decorated Paper a Home … Rehousing Books and Paper Bindings In the first post of this two part series, our Collection Care Technician, Robyn Rogers,...
Default utility Image The Book Surgery Part 2: Bringing Everything Together In this blog, Project Conservator Mhairi Boyle her second day of in-situ book conservation training...

Archives

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.