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Explore Your Archives day 8: #SportingArchives

Tweet Today’s theme is #SportingArchives and for this theme I have gathered together images of various sports and athletes from all over the world from various collections within our archive. Trying to get as wide a variety as possible I … Continue reading

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Explore Your Archive day 4 #HairyArchives

Tweet For today’s #exploreyourarchives theme it’s the all time winner – #HairyArchives and I’ve found some wonderful images featuring my favourite hairy companions, dogs! This year we thought we would mix it up with images of more than just hairy humans but … Continue reading

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Explore Your Archive day 1 #musicarchives

Tweet Today’s #exploreyourarchive theme is #MusicArchives. While not one of our collections subject strengths when looking through some student work from the Leicester Municipal School of Art, we came across these two fantastic examples of concert posters created by lithography … Continue reading

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#exploreyourarchives through the decades, 10’s

Tweet Continuing with ARA Scotland’s #exploreyourarchives event, for this week we are looking at the 1910’s. Our selection this week is a fantastic double page spread featuring some amazing outfits and hats from a 1912 issue of Femina magazine. This is … Continue reading

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#exploreyourarchives Through the decades, 00’s

Tweet In preparation for the upcoming Explore Your Archives event celebrating archives across the UK, ARA Scotland has started a new Twitter campaign focusing on history through the decades! Each week the theme changes to the next decade and the … Continue reading

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