L.H.S.A. is A-OK! TAGS: | Throughout 2015, I have been involved in many different projects within the CRC. However, I have mostly been working with collections from the Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA). Overall I …Continue reading →

Chagall You Need is Love (and Conservation) TAGS: | | | One of the most interesting parts of my job as the University’s Conservation Officer is working on the CRC’s exhibitions programme. Whether it be condition checking, installing works, framing and …Continue reading →

Let me introduce myself! TAGS: | | | I am Thais, a first year conservation student at Northumbria University and I am now part way through a four week placement at the conservation studio in CRC (Centre for …Continue reading →

You’ve Been Unframed! TAGS: | | | At the start of April, I started conservation work on the Edinburgh University Art Collections. I had previously been working at the Lothian Health Services Archive on a 12-month project …Continue reading →

A knot better! TAGS: | | I am writing this on the very last day of my work placement here at the University of Edinburgh. I have had an amazing six weeks learning about caring for …Continue reading →

Saying Goodbye to Dr. Coffin TAGS: | | This week, we say farewell to our conservation intern, Samantha. To mark the end of her 10-week internship working on the Thomson-Walker collection, we put some questions to Samantha to …Continue reading →

Clean up your sax TAGS: | I am a Preventive Conservation Masters student at Northumbria University, and as part of my course, I am fortunate to be able to put theory into practice for six weeks …Continue reading →

It’s Bound to be a Pamphlet TAGS: | | | As part of my ongoing conservation treatment plan, I have been asked to address the needs of the Special Collections popular and regularly consulted pamphlet series. We are all used …Continue reading →

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future

Preserving the Dumfries Presbytery Library for the future TAGS: | | | | | | | A guest post from Finlay West, Funk Projects Cataloguer The recently completed cataloguing of the Dumfries Presbytery Library Collection housed at New College Library, finally allows the volumes to be …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...
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