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Royal Reflections from the RESP Archive TAGS: | | | | | | This weekend sees the culmination of celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth, and marks her 70th anniversary as monarch. This event provides us with an opportunity to …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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The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey TAGS: | | “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54 yrs, Dull and backward As the second world war was coming to an end a …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the database Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 from British Online Archives. This digital primary source database collects together …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Stuart and Cumberland Papers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really happy to let you know that the Library has recently been able to purchase the extensive Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle, digitised …Continue reading →

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On trial: digital collections relating to the slave trade and slavery in the West Indies TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to the collection ‘Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865 ’. See New to the Library: Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865* Thanks to a request from …Continue reading →

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‘Moving forwards towards perfection’: Dunfermline College of Physical Education TAGS: | | | | | | | On this day (4th October) in 1905, the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust College of Hygiene and Physical Training (later renamed Dunfermline College of Physical Education) was founded. It was opened by …Continue reading →

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On trial: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to ‘Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973’. See New to the Library: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973.* I’m pleased to let you know that thanks to a …Continue reading →

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On trial: The Stuart and Cumberland Papers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to The Stuart and Cumberland Papers. See New to the Library: The Stuart and Cumberland Papers* I’m pleased to let you know that Gale …Continue reading →

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Psalm singing and the Reformation TAGS: | | | | | New College Library welcomes delegates to The Cultures of the Reformation: A Colloquium in Honour of Professor Jane Dawson on Thursday 1 June 2017. We have updated our current display …Continue reading →

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