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  • The Devonshire Family Collections at Chatsworth
    Archives Hub feature for March 2019 The Devonshire Collection Archives held at Chatsworth span over 450 years and date back to the time of Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury (c.1527-1708, better known as Bess of Hardwick), with elements of the archive dating from even earlier. They document the lives, careers and estate management of the...
  • “Gather them in” – the musical treasures of W.T. Freemantle
    Archives Hub feature for February 2019 A new exhibition at the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery at the University of Leeds explores the story of a forgotten Yorkshireman whose achievements are now being reassessed. Dr Bryan White, Senior Lecturer in the School of Music at the University of Leeds, has been researching the material collected...
  • Survey: Digital Skills in the Archives Sector
      Do you work in the archives sector? What are your digital strengths? What digital support and training do you still need? The National Archives and Jisc have created a survey to hear the latest thoughts of those working within (or who have a professional connection to) the sector on all aspects of their digital...

RSS Dame Cicely Saunders Cataloguing project, King’s College London

  • Happy birthday, Cicely: welcome to your archive!
    To mark what would have been Cicely Saunders’ 98th birthday, I’m pleased to announce that the archives of this inspirational …Continue reading →
  • Palliative Care Records Workshop
    On 15th December 2015, King’s College London Archives hosted a workshop on palliative care records to mark the completion of …Continue reading →
  • Christmas at St Christopher’s
    Christmas at St Christopher’s Hospice was a special and poignant time of year for patients, their families and staff at …Continue reading →

RSS London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives blog

RSS Lothian Health Services Archive

  • During my time I was diagnosed of Herpes and HIV/A...
    During my time I was diagnosed of Herpes and HIV/Aids I was advised not to speak to certain people about my Health “orthodox side” because they’re all lying shills and sociopaths or not take seriously scientific information on HIV because according to the denialists it’s all propaganda from the “AIDS establishment”. I decided to do […]
  • During my time I was diagnosed of Herpes and HIV/A...
    During my time I was diagnosed of Herpes and HIV/Aids I was advised not to speak to certain people about my Health “orthodox side” because they’re all lying shills and sociopaths or not take seriously scientific information on HIV because according to the denialists it’s all propaganda from the “AIDS establishment”. I decided to do […]
  • During my time I was diagnosed of Herpes and HIV/A...
    During my time I was diagnosed of Herpes and HIV/Aids I was advised not to speak to certain people about my Health “orthodox side” because they’re all lying shills and sociopaths or not take seriously scientific information on HIV because according to the denialists it’s all propaganda from the “AIDS establishment”. I decided to do […]

RSS Museum of the Mind blog

RSS Remedia

  • Vitamin B Complexities
    By Karen Reeds This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and
  • What Should I Eat?: The Influence of a Food Editor
    By Kimberly Wilmot Voss This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit
  • What Should I Not Eat? Cleansing Foods
    By Cristina Hanganu-Bresch This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and

RSS Royal College of Surgeons of England Library blog

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RSS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Historical Collections Blog

RSS The Anatomy Lab

  • Pathology Spotlight: Brain Aneurysm
    Our Human Remains Conservator takes a look at Brain Aneurysms in our latest Pathology Spotlight blog.   The walls of our arteries and veins are composed of three layers,  with varying amounts of elasticity to respond to the pulses of blood that come from the heart’s regular beating. Sometimes areas of the wall can become thin... […]
  • A Few Words About Formaldehyde
    Our Human Remains Conservator Cat Irving discusses the misconceptions behind the use of formaldehyde and explains why you won’t see much of it in our Collections. Peter Carey’s novel Jack Maggs is set in London in 1837. A Charles Dickens-esque character called Tobias Oates goes into a shop in Whitechapel where he buys what is... […]
  • Pathology Spotlight: Galeazzi Fracture of the Radius
    In February’s Pathology Spotlight, Professor Ken Donaldson, Senior Research Fellow in the Museum takes explains Galeazzi Fractures.   The radius, the forearm bone that connects to the thumb, has been broken by trauma near its end (arrow) and the hand is deflected upwards. The ulna has retained its position but the forced lateral and upward... […]

RSS The John Rylands Library Special Collection Blog

RSS TIHR Archive Project

  • Learning the details: when honoring the past liberates the creativity in the present.
    By Antonio Sama Image credit (“Pesca del pescespada a Scilla” (1949) by Renato Guttuso) how the archive inspired a new relationship with my mentor. I was invited recently to contribute to a collective book in memory of my late mentor and friend Professor Giovanni Mastroianni, who died in August 2016. This was intended as a collection […]
  • #4 Social Dreaming Matrix Notes From Wednesday 28 November 2018
    Wellcome Library – Tavistock Institute Social Dreaming Matrix No. 4 28th November 2018, 2.00 – 3.30   Facilitators: Rachel Kelly and Tazi Smith The last of a series of four Social Dreaming Matrices held in the Reading Room at the Wellcome Library during November, where members of the public met together to reveal  their dreams and […]
  • #3 Social Dreaming Matrix Notes From 22nd November
    Wellcome Library – Tavistock Institute Social Dreaming Matrix No. 3 22nd November 2018, 7.00 – 8.30   13 people attended and 4 left during the matrix. 7 dreams presented 11 associations Hosts: Eliat Aram and Mannie Sher ‘Inside Out’: First dream introduced into the matrix is about being in Sierra Leone with a girlfriend who […]

RSS University of Stirling Archives

  • PoP & Protest: The Musicians’ Union in the 1980s
    A new exhibition exploring the history of the Musicians Union in the 1980s, Pop and…Read the postPoP & Protest: The Musicians’ Union in the 1980s
  • The Answers in the archive…
    The recent publicity surrounding the rediscovery of a time capsule buried in the University’s Gannochy…Read the postThe Answers in the archive…
  • 2018: End-of-year review
    The festive season always brings it end-of-year polls and ‘best of’ lists. We’re partial to…Read the post2018: End-of-year review

RSS Wellcome Library

  • Goodbye from Wellcome Library blog
    It’s goodbye from the Wellcome Library blog. The blog is closing and will no longer be updated. Thank you to those that have read the blog, shared it and posted comments. I hope all our readers have enjoyed being able… Continue reading
  • Close encounters: a manuscripts workshop
    A free manuscripts workshop for PhD students at Wellcome Collection, 01 June 2018 Engaging with an artefact from the past is often a powerful experience, eliciting emotional and sensory, as well as analytical, responses. Researchers in the library at Wellcome… Continue reading
  • Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late Imperial China
    The last seminar in the 2017–18 History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series takes place on Tuesday 27 February. Speaker: Dr Dror Weil (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) Bodies translated: the circulation of Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late… Continue reading