Blog post by Becca Gauldie, an M.Sc Art History (Collecting and Provenance Studies in an International Context) student, on placement in Archives and Special Collections. Every second-hand book has a provenance, but most are unremarkable and their previous ownership immediately… Read More ›
Archives and Special Collections
This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.
The Digitisation of Mental Healthcare Archives project began in August 2014 and was a collaborative mass digitisation project between the Photographic Unit, Dumfries and Galloway Council and the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archive, thanks to funding from the Wellcome Trust. The project’s aim was… Read More ›
By Kerry Patterson, Project Officer: Digitising the Edwin Morgan Scrapbooks. This blog was originally posted on the CREATe website available at: http://www.create.ac.uk/. CREATe is the RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy, based at the University of… Read More ›
A post by Jennifer Sweetapple, Masters student on the University’s Art History: Dress & Textile Histories programme. As I began to go through catalogues and circulars produced by the Army & Navy Co-operative Society Ltd, I found that they not… Read More ›
A post by Jennifer Sweetapple, Masters student on the University’s Art History: Dress & Textile Histories programme. The Victorian era featured the rise of the new middle class, a social circle between the bourgeois and poverty that acted as a… Read More ›
A post by Jennifer Sweetapple, Masters student on the University’s Art History: Dress & Textile Histories programme. The department store as we now know it developed during the Victorian era and quickly became a staple in the modern consumer’s life. … Read More ›