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Science and Technology: with the Royal Archives

In April we at Explore Your Archive spoke with the Royal Archives about the legacy and significance of scientific and technological innovation […]

Algae and seaweed research at the Marine Biological Association

Taking a look at Dr Mary Parke’s records It may not feel like it, but spring is here and with it comes […]

Montrose Girls Club – a collection at Angus Archives

Angus Archives holds a range of interesting material relating to women and girls who have resided and still live in the area. […]

The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn – secrets at the Museum of Freemasonry?

What is secrecy? Writing this blog made me think about why archives created by some organisations are thought of as ‘secret’ whereas […]

Anne Lister: the secret’s out!

From coded whispers about daily tasks to private reflections, come and unravel Anne Lister’s coded musings beyond romantic aspects. This month we […]

The Darker Side of the Ferguson Collection: Part Two

A world of scientific experimentation into the supernatural and what makes an “eerie” tale.

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