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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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New to the Library: Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that following a request from staff in HCA the Library now has access to Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980. This …Continue reading →

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Lyell Inspires! TAGS: | | | | | | | This month we learn that Erin, one of our Lyell project volunteers, has had her eyes opened to the present-day natural world – thanks to inspiration from our Sir Charles …Continue reading →

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Introducing the Lyell Advisory Board TAGS: | | | | | We are very happy to introduce our Sir Charles Lyell Collection Advisory Board.   The Sir Charles Lyell Collection team is made up of cohort of professional curatorial, conservation, photography, public …Continue reading →

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New College marks its 175th Anniversary with online exhibition  TAGS: | | | |   It all began with The Disruption. Not 2020’s lockdown but The Disruption of 1843 when ministers and elders left the Church of Scotland to set up the Free Church of Scotland. …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers from Gale which provides access to a collection of 400 U.S. newspapers, covering …Continue reading →

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On trial: U.S. Declassified Documents Online TAGS: | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased this resource. See New to the Library: U.S. Declassified Documents Online.* Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access …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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In Lyell’s Own Words TAGS: | | | | | | | This month we hear from Lyell Project Archivist Elise Ramsay and Project Volunteer Erin McRae. Elise and Erin each reflect on their recent progress transcribing the Sir Charles Lyell notebooks …Continue reading →

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Fundraising for Lyell Digitisation TAGS: | | | | | Library and University Collections Philanthropy Manager, David McClay, brings us news on the fundraising campaign to digitise the Sir Charles Lyell notebooks. The fundraising campaign to digitise Sir Charles Lyell’s …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Volunteering at the CRC: Charlotte’s experience Today we’re introducing Charlotte Holmes, a postgraduate student who is doing some volunteer work under...
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Default utility Image Bearing Witness: The Pre-Digitisation Conservation Treatment of The Witness, Part 1 This week we have the first instalment of a two-part series by Projects Conservator Mhairi...
Default utility Image Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah...

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