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Monthly Collections Blog Post: Additions to the A.A. Bowman Collection

Our collection of material relating to Professor Archibald Allan Bowman (DC77) contains records of his academic career, family papers, personal papers – including those dating from his service in the First World War – and photographs. 330 more words

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The University in the High Street: The Hamilton Charter - by Meghan Rathbun

The University of Glasgow, as Scotland’s second oldest institution of higher education, has a unique history spanning two locations in the city. Prior to the move to Gilmorehill in the nineteenth century, the University continuously occupied a location on the High Street from its medieval foundation. 516 more words

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Dress and Textiles in the Archives

A shortened version of this post was originally written for the College of Arts Industry Engagement blog, in conjunction with Special Collections, to highlight the potential for research in this area within Archives and Special Collections at the University of Glasgow. 878 more words

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Exhibition: the University Chapel as a war memorial - by Rebecca Roper

Over the past few months, I have been working with Archive Services for a Club 21 internship researching, curating, and installing an exhibition on the… 643 more words

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The real life story behind The Slab Boys through the A. F. Stoddard Carpet factory Archive

This was originally posted on the Citizen’s Theatre blog during The Slab Boys run in Glasgow. While the run is finished in Glasgow, you can now catch the play in the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh from 10th-14th March! 1,081 more words

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Through conservation keyhole: Letter from James Carlin Outlining Issues on Ship Procurement

Published on behalf of Colin Vernall.

151 years ago, on the 10th February 1864 Captain James Carlin (UGD 3/34/14) concerning the building of three ships for blockade running purposes to William Bee & Co, South Carolina, 1864. 1,063 more words

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Through conservation keyhole: The William Simons Ship Plans Preservation Project

Last week we have heard from Colin about his project experiences and now it’s time to share some conservation experience. It will be a difficult challenge to describe our project and about 125 conservation treatment hours in just one blog post, but let’s try! 944 more words

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