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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 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

Tullis Russell Collection: Project Update

Back in September 2015 we announced on Echoes the acquisition of the Tullis Russell business papers which complement the extensive archive collection of Sir David Russell, already held by Special Collections. In recent months, we have begun to arrange and catalogue this important collection. The project is ongoing but we thought at the beginning of…

13 January 2017Archives collections highlights new acquisitions

Seeing the light in a dark room: Paper as Evidence Workshop hosted by School of History and Special Collections

Material culture can prove beneficial, if not essential, to help us understand historical events, literature, science and art. Throughout the history of mankind, the materiality of day-to-day life has had a direct effect on intellectual production and its manifestations. A group of students from St Andrews had a glimpse of this over the last two…

10 November 2014Events Rare Book Collection