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Cataloguing architectural plans of the Dean of Guild

In this ‘Behind the Scenes’ blog post we take a look at one of the volunteer projects that has been ongoing in the Special Collections Division of the University Library. There are several volunteering projects that run throughout the year within the Library’s Special Collections, available both to our students and members of the public.…

8 April 2020local history Manuscript Collection Volunteers / Placements

Launch of New Photographic Collections Site

We’ve spent some time recently working on replacing our aging photographic collections site – you can see the new and improved site here https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/library/special-collections/photographs/. The main aim of the new site is to improve the discoverability, usability and shareability of our amazing collection of photographs in all formats and of all ages. The result is…

2 April 2020Announcements Photographic Collection

‘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 different parts of this collection, including the oral history tapes. As part of our preservation of this collection, we have had digitised some of the…

24 March 2020Archives Audio Visual Collections