Reflection on the launch event for Threads of Life, an examination of the social, political and emotional significance of sewing, as well as a personal memoir.
Letters from a rebellious Elizabethan lady, former Paisley mill girls and a 19th century London mapmaker were just few of the contexts for talks at the launch of the University of Glasgow Textual Editing Lab.
Blog about a lecture by Albert Sierra from the Catalan Cultural Heritage Agency about using new technologies to engage with the past.
In one of our very first sessions in Special Collections for the Records and Evidence course we were lucky to see a replica of the Domesday Book, created 1986-1992 (Sp Coll RF 446-451). But now for a measly £8 you can see the real thing!* It’s on show as the not-quite-finale of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms … Continue reading Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: manuscript marvels at the British Library
Lecture about how the Smithsonian works to save cultural heritage from earthquakes, floods, war and other disasters.
Blog about how records can be lost, focused on the discovery of fragments of silent movies and the (almost) deletion of Toy Story 2.
Blog post for The Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections, about pre First World War students.
Blog for The Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections about pre-First World War students.
Blog about my work as a volunteer with the Scottish Women’s Aid archive at Glasgow Women’s Library.