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‘The Papermakers’ – Tullis Russell in film

The Tullis Russell Paper Mills Collection (ms38973) contains records in a variety of formats – paper, photographic, audio tapes, VHS tapes and film reels. Previous blogs on Echoes have highlighted […]

24 March 2020Special Collections

International Women’s Day 2020: Snapshots of Edinburgh District Council Women’s Committee by Franki Raffles

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, we pay tribute to the Edinburgh District Council’s Women’s Committee (1984-1996) and feminist photographer Franki Raffles (1955-1994). To begin with, we embark on a visual journey back in time and revisit a ...

8 March 2020Special Collections

International Women’s Day 2020: Snapshots of Edinburgh District Council Women’s Committee by Franki Raffles

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, we pay tribute to the Edinburgh District Council’s Women’s Committee (1984-1996) and feminist photographer Franki Raffles (1955-1994). To begin with, we embark on a […]

8 March 2020Special Collections

A special visit to the St Andrews University Library’s Special Collections Photographic Collection

Like a kid in a sweet shop! That’s what it felt like to be given a tour of the Photographic Collection at the St Andrews University Library Special Collections by Rachel Nordstrom, the Photographic Collections Manager. The collection is a treasure trov...

18 February 2020Special Collections

A special visit to the University of St Andrews Library’s Photographic Collection

Like a kid in a sweet shop! That’s what it felt like to be given a tour of the Photographic Collection at the St Andrews University Library Special Collections by […]

18 February 2020Special Collections

Roll up! Roll up! For all the fun of the fair!

Maia Sheridan, our Manuscripts Archivist, discovers our very own ‘Greatest Showman’ in one of our archive collections.  Sometimes fun things happen in the archives. While looking through slightly dull accounts relating to one of the farms in the Dougla...

3 February 2020Special Collections

Roll up! Roll up! For all the fun of the fair!

Maia Sheridan, our Manuscripts Archivist, discovers our very own ‘Greatest Showman’ in one of our archive collections.  Sometimes fun things happen in the archives. While looking through slightly dull accounts […]

3 February 2020Special Collections

Greta Michie: connections between Glenesk and St Andrews reinvigorated

In previous blogs, we have featured reports from the Logjam project highlighting our active management of our archival collections through the appraisal and cataloguing of our archival backlog. Here’s a story about the re-homing of material that falls ...

24 January 2020Special Collections

Greta Michie: connections between Glenesk and St Andrews reinvigorated

In previous blogs, we have featured reports from the Logjam project highlighting our active management of our archival collections through the appraisal and cataloguing of our archival backlog. Here’s a […]

24 January 2020Special Collections

Advent Calendar 2019

We hope you have enjoyed our 2019 advent calendar! Here are all of the fantastic beasts for you to enjoy.  

26 December 2019Special Collections

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