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Witchcraft, Waulking & Will-o’-the-Wisps – Exploring the Maclagan Manuscripts TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Have you ever been stuck for a good nursery rhyme to tell your kids? Or needed a cure for a headache that just will not go away? Or perhaps you’ve found …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: Filling the Creative Well: A Tribute to Joan W. Clark TAGS: | | | Manuscript: The Joan Clark Collection Response by: Elaine MacGillivray   Out of a thousand possible options, I have chosen to respond to the manuscript collection of Scottish botanist Joan W. …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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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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SSSA @ 70 TAGS: |   In 2021 the School of Scottish Studies Archives celebrates our 70th Anniversary and we look forward to sharing exciting content, news and events with you this year. We are …Continue reading →

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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...

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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...

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