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We've Got History Between Us

We've Got History Between Us

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Hello and welcome to 'We’ve got History Between Us'. This podcast is brought you to by VOiCE – Volunteers in Collections Engagement.

Over the coming months We’ve Got History will be exploring the different aspects of Collections, Archives, the wider museum circuit and heritage sector. We’re hoping to bring you interviews, discussion panels, we’ll be delving into exhibitions, artefacts, museum ethics and new acquisitions. We’ll also shine a light on the different types of volunteering going on at the Centre for Research Collections, so soon we hope you get to meet the team and the wider group.
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#WGHBU6: Meet the Assistant Curator at the Cockburn Museum
Hello and welcome to 'We’ve got History Between Us'. In this episode we’re letting you listen again to our webinar 'Meet the…' Series. Every month we meet in the virtual world and introduce you to someone involved in Collections, Archives and the Heritage Sector. This time we met the Assistant Curator at the Cockburn Museum, Gillian McCay. - Our aim is to celebrate all things Collections and Archives, the diversity and range across the CRC and to start this new way of shining a spotlight on examples of the fantastic work going on and the incredible people that are involved with it. Meet the... Series won’t always introduce a CRC staff member either, it may be a volunteer, a society at the University or a guest speaker from outside industry. This podcast is brought you to by VOiCE – Volunteers in Collections Engagement. Find us on social media here. VOiCE Members: Catherine Alexander, Connor Wimblett, Daisy Collins, Evie Stevenson, Lily Mellon, Martha Brownhill and Tessa Rodrigues. This episode was hosted by Lily Mellon. The guest was Gillian McCay. Special thanks to Laura Beattie. Q&A Session by Martha Brownhill. Episode edited by Lily Mellon. Cover Art by Louisa Grieve.  Musical contributions by Chris Murdoch. - FAQ: What is VOiCE? We are VOlunteers in Collections Engagement – a group of University students and graduates who are currently volunteering with Edinburgh University’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) and are looking to share some of our discoveries with you!  You can sign up to our monthly Newsletter, read our blog and get updates on the 'We've got History Between Us' podcast. What is the CRC? The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is made up of the University’s Special Collections and Museums, including rare books, manuscripts, archives, art and historical musical instruments. It encompasses everything relating to the University’s unique and significant collections, including management and access. What does the CRC do? Fundamentally, the purpose of the service is to preserve, promote and provide access to the University’s collections. Activities that contribute to this mission include assisting with enquiries, conservation, academic and community engagement, acquisitions, digital imaging, collaborative projects, cataloguing and licensing, exhibitions, research, support and training. What types of collections are held by the CRC? At an overarching level, the University’s Collections fall into the categories of rare books and manuscripts, archives, art, digital archives and preservation, the musical instrument collection, the Lothian Health Service Archive, and images produced by the Digital Imaging Unit. Where is the CRC? As part of the Library and University Collections area of the University’s Information Services branch, the CRC is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library. Thank you for downloading this podcast.
48:51
June 16, 2021
#WGHBU5: A Snapshot of the CRC Intern Showcase
To celebrate the CRC (with the ISG) taking on a record number of Summer Interns, you can listen again to the recent Intern Showcase which took place at the end of May 2021. In this episode... we hear from Mhairi, a conservation intern; Rowan, an intern at St Cecilia's Hall; Daisy, the summer scholar at the Anatomical Museum; Jesslyn, the intern with the Art Collections and Sonali, the artist in residence for Prescribe Culture. Mhairi Boyle - Presenting 'Water Quality in Paper Conservation' Rowan Bayliss Hawitt -  Presenting 'Can't Stop the Music' Daisy Chamberlain - Presenting 'African Skulls in the Anatomical Museum' Jesslyn Lowe - Presenting '15 artists/200 years' Sonali Misra - Presenting 'Write here, Write Now' - Hello and welcome to We’ve got History Between Us. This podcast is brought you to by VOiCE – Volunteers in Collections Engagement. VOiCE: Catherine Alexander, Connor Wimblett, Daisy Collins, Evie Stevenson, Lily Mellon, Martha Brownhill and Tessa Rodrigues. Episode edited by Lily Mellon. Original session organised and recorded by Laura Beattie. Podcast Cover Art by Louisa Grieve.  Musical contributions by Chris Murdoch. - FAQ: 'We’ve got History Between Us’ is brought to you by the VOiCE team, volunteers at the Centre for Research Collections in Edinburgh. What is VOiCE? We are VOlunteers in Collections Engagement – a group of University students and graduates who are currently volunteering with Edinburgh University’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) and are looking to share some of our discoveries with you! Find us on social media here. You can sign up to our monthly Newsletter, read our blog and get updates on the 'We've got History Between Us' podcast. What is the CRC? The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is made up of the University’s Special Collections and Museums, including rare books, manuscripts, archives, art and historical musical instruments. It encompasses everything relating to the University’s unique and significant collections, including management and access. What does the CRC do? Fundamentally, the purpose of the service is to preserve, promote and provide access to the University’s collections. Activities that contribute to this mission include assisting with enquiries, conservation, academic and community engagement, acquisitions, digital imaging, collaborative projects, cataloguing and licensing, exhibitions, research, support and training. What types of collections are held by the CRC? At an overarching level, the University’s Collections fall into the categories of rare books and manuscripts, archives, art, digital archives and preservation, the musical instrument collection, the Lothian Health Service Archive, and images produced by the Digital Imaging Unit. Where is the CRC? As part of the Library and University Collections area of the University’s Information Services branch, the CRC is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library.
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June 7, 2021
#WGHBU4: Meet the Learning and Engagement Curator at Saint Cecilia's Hall
Hello and welcome to 'We’ve got History Between Us'. In this episode we’re letting you listen again to our webinar 'Meet the…' Series. Every month we meet in the virtual world and introduce you to someone involved in Collections, Archives and the Heritage Sector. This time we met the Learning and Engagement Curator at Saint Cecilia's Hall, Sarah Deters. Our aim is to celebrate all things Collections and Archives, the diversity and range across the CRC and to start this new way of shining a spotlight on examples of the fantastic work going on and the incredible people that are involved with it. Meet the... Series won’t always introduce a CRC staff member either, it may be a volunteer, a society at the University or a guest speaker from outside industry. This podcast is brought you to by VOiCE – Volunteers in Collections Engagement. Find us on social media here. VOiCE Members: Catherine Alexander, Connor Wimblett, Daisy Collins, Evie Stevenson, Lily Mellon, Martha Brownhill and Tessa Rodrigues. This episode was hosted by Lily Mellon. The guest was Sarah Deters. Special thanks to Laura Beattie. Episode edited by Lily Mellon. Cover Art by Louisa Grieve.  Musical contributions by Chris Murdoch. FAQ: What is VOiCE? We are VOlunteers in Collections Engagement – a group of University students and graduates who are currently volunteering with Edinburgh University’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) and are looking to share some of our discoveries with you!  You can sign up to our monthly Newsletter, read our blog and get updates on the 'We've got History Between Us' podcast. What is the CRC? The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is made up of the University’s Special Collections and Museums, including rare books, manuscripts, archives, art and historical musical instruments. It encompasses everything relating to the University’s unique and significant collections, including management and access. What does the CRC do? Fundamentally, the purpose of the service is to preserve, promote and provide access to the University’s collections. Activities that contribute to this mission include assisting with enquiries, conservation, academic and community engagement, acquisitions, digital imaging, collaborative projects, cataloguing and licensing, exhibitions, research, support and training. What types of collections are held by the CRC? At an overarching level, the University’s Collections fall into the categories of rare books and manuscripts, archives, art, digital archives and preservation, the musical instrument collection, the Lothian Health Service Archive, and images produced by the Digital Imaging Unit. Where is the CRC? As part of the Library and University Collections area of the University’s Information Services branch, the CRC is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library. Thankyou for downloading this podcast.
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March 15, 2021
#WGHBU: Curation Killed the Cat with Malcolm MacCallum
Hello and welcome to 'We’ve got History Between Us'. This episode is the first in our series, Curation Killed the Cat, where we interview different curators at the museums of the University Collections about all the work they do. From exhibitions to handling strange specimens to their outreach work, we hope to shed more light on the happenings here at the University of Edinburgh museums. Today, we're interviewing head curator of the Anatomical Museum, Malcolm MacCallum. Anatomical Museum Website: https://www.ed.ac.uk/biomedical-sciences/anatomy/anatomical-museum Anatomical Museum Twitter: @TeviotPlace Anatomical Museum Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnatomicalMuseumEdUni Our aim is to celebrate all things Collections and Archives, the diversity and range across the CRC and to start this new way of shining a spotlight on examples of the fantastic work going on and the incredible people that are involved with it. Meet the... Series won’t always introduce a CRC staff member either, it may be a volunteer, a society at the University or a guest speaker from outside industry. This podcast is brought you to by VOiCE – Volunteers in Collections Engagement. Find us on social media here. VOiCE Members: Catherine Alexander, Connor Wimblett, Daisy Collins, Evie Stevenson, Lily Mellon, Martha Brownhill and Tessa Rodrigues. This episode was hosted by Tessa Rodrigues. The guest was Malcolm MacCallum. Special thanks to Laura Beattie and Lily Mellon. Episode edited by Tessa Rodrigues. Cover Art by Louisa Grieve.  Musical contributions by Chris Murdoch. FAQ: What is VOiCE? We are VOlunteers in Collections Engagement – a group of University students and graduates who are currently volunteering with Edinburgh University’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) and are looking to share some of our discoveries with you!  You can sign up to our monthly Newsletter, read our blog and get updates on the 'We've got History Between Us' podcast. What is the CRC? The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is made up of the University’s Special Collections and Museums, including rare books, manuscripts, archives, art and historical musical instruments. It encompasses everything relating to the University’s unique and significant collections, including management and access. What does the CRC do? Fundamentally, the purpose of the service is to preserve, promote and provide access to the University’s collections. Activities that contribute to this mission include assisting with enquiries, conservation, academic and community engagement, acquisitions, digital imaging, collaborative projects, cataloguing and licensing, exhibitions, research, support and training. What types of collections are held by the CRC? At an overarching level, the University’s Collections fall into the categories of rare books and manuscripts, archives, art, digital archives and preservation, the musical instrument collection, the Lothian Health Service Archive, and images produced by the Digital Imaging Unit. Where is the CRC? As part of the Library and University Collections area of the University’s Information Services branch, the CRC is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library. Thank you for listening to and downloading this podcast.
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March 1, 2021
#WGHBU2 - Meet the Special Collections Conservator
Hello and welcome to 'We’ve got History Between Us'.   In this episode we’re letting you listen again to our webinar 'Meet the…' Series. Every month we meet in the virtual world and introduce you to someone involved in Collections, Archives and the Heritage Sector.  This time we met the Special Collections Conservator, Emily Hick.  Our aim is to celebrate all things Collections and Archives, the diversity and range across the CRC and to start this new way of shining a spotlight on examples of the fantastic work going on and the incredible people that are involved with it. Meet the... Series won’t always introduce a CRC staff member either, it may be a volunteer, a society at the University or a guest speaker from outside industry.  This podcast is brought you to by VOiCE – Volunteers in Collections Engagement. Find us on social media here.  VOiCE Members: Catherine Alexander, Connor Wimblett, Daisy Collins, Evie Stevenson, Lily Mellon, Martha Brownhill and Tessa Rodrigues.  This episode was hosted by Lily Mellon. The guest was Emily Hick. Q&A Section with Martha Brownhill. Special thanks to Laura Beattie. Episode edited by Lily Mellon. Cover Art by Louisa Grieve.  Musical contributions by Chris Murdoch.  FAQ:  What is VOiCE? We are VOlunteers in Collections Engagement – a group of University students and graduates who are currently volunteering with Edinburgh University’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) and are looking to share some of our discoveries with you!  You can sign up to our monthly Newsletter, read our blog and get updates on the 'We've got History Between Us' podcast.  What is the CRC? The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is made up of the University’s Special Collections and Museums, including rare books, manuscripts, archives, art and historical musical instruments. It encompasses everything relating to the University’s unique and significant collections, including management and access.  What does the CRC do? Fundamentally, the purpose of the service is to preserve, promote and provide access to the University’s collections. Activities that contribute to this mission include assisting with enquiries, conservation, academic and community engagement, acquisitions, digital imaging, collaborative projects, cataloguing and licensing, exhibitions, research, support and training.  What types of collections are held by the CRC? At an overarching level, the University’s Collections fall into the categories of rare books and manuscripts, archives, art, digital archives and preservation, the musical instrument collection, the Lothian Health Service Archive, and images produced by the Digital Imaging Unit.  Where is the CRC? As part of the Library and University Collections area of the University’s Information Services branch, the CRC is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library. Thankyou for downloading this podcast.
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February 12, 2021
We've Got History Between Us - Ep1
Hello and welcome to We’ve got History Between Us. This podcast is brought you to by VOiCE – Volunteers in Collections Engagement. Over the coming months We’ve Got History will be exploring the different aspects of the Collections, Archives and beyond - to the wider museum circuit and heritage sector. We’re hoping to bring you interviews, discussion panels, we’ll be delving into exhibitions, artefacts, museum ethics and new acquisitions. We’ll also shine a light on the different types of volunteering going on at the CRC so soon we hope you get to meet the team and the wider group. For our first episode we’re letting you listen again to our webinar Meet the… Series. Every month we meet in the virtual world and introduce you to someone involved in Collections, Archives and the Heritage Sector. In this episode we meet the CRCs Digital Archivist, Sara Thomson. Our aim is to celebrate all things Collections and Archives, the diversity and range across the CRC and to start this new way of shining a spotlight on examples of the fantastic work going on and the incredible people that are involved with it. Meet the... Series won’t always introduce a CRC staff member either, it may be a volunteer, a society at the University or a guest speaker from outside industry. VOiCE: Catherine Alexander, Connor Wimblett, Daisy Collins, Evie Stevenson, Lily Mellon, Martha Brownhill and Tessa Rodrigues. This episode was hosted by Lily Mellon. The guest was Sara Thomson. Q&A Section from Laura Beattie. Episode edited by Lily Mellon. Social Media by Tessa Rodrigues. Cover Art by Louisa Grieve.  Musical contributions by Chris Murdoch. 'We’ve got History Between Us’ is brought to you by the VOiCE team, volunteers at the Centre for Research Collections in Edinburgh. FAQ: What is VOiCE? We are VOlunteers in Collections Engagement – a group of University students and graduates who are currently volunteering with Edinburgh University’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) and are looking to share some of our discoveries with you! Find us on social media here. You can sign up to our monthly Newsletter, read our blog and get updates on the 'We've got History Between Us' podcast. What is the CRC? The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is made up of the University’s Special Collections and Museums, including rare books, manuscripts, archives, art and historical musical instruments. It encompasses everything relating to the University’s unique and significant collections, including management and access. What does the CRC do? Fundamentally, the purpose of the service is to preserve, promote and provide access to the University’s collections. Activities that contribute to this mission include assisting with enquiries, conservation, academic and community engagement, acquisitions, digital imaging, collaborative projects, cataloguing and licensing, exhibitions, research, support and training. What types of collections are held by the CRC? At an overarching level, the University’s Collections fall into the categories of rare books and manuscripts, archives, art, digital archives and preservation, the musical instrument collection, the Lothian Health Service Archive, and images produced by the Digital Imaging Unit. Where is the CRC? As part of the Library and University Collections area of the University’s Information Services branch, the CRC is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library.
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January 29, 2021