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Keyword: Digital Catalogue
There are 26 projects listed:
A History of Working-Class Marriage, 1855-1976
The project explores the history of working-class courtship, marriage and marriage breakdown in Scotland in the period from the civil registration of marriages in 1855 to the introduction of no-fault divorce legislation in 1976.
Andy Goldsworthy Digital Catalogue
The Digital Catalogue documents, visually and textually, the first ten years of Andy Goldsworthy's ephemeral, outdoor practice. It replicates Goldsworthy's Slide Cabinet Index, and includes previously unpublished material from Goldsworthy's Sketchbook Diaries.
CARP: Chinese Art - Research into Provenance
CARP is a compilation of sources for provenance research of Chinese works of art, for use by institutions and researchers and featuring more than 1,600 images.
Commemorations of Saints in Scottish Place-Names
A map-based database containing 5000 places, 13,000 place-names, and some 750 saints potentially commemorated in these names across Scotland.
Correspondence of James Currie
The database collects and itemises the correspondence written to and by James Currie, the first biographer and editor of Robert Burns.
Early cinema in Scotland
The project brings together a range of resources and archive records to produce an integrated account of the beginnings of cinema in Scotland, including more than 600 venues and 500 films.
Exhibition Culture in London 1878-1908
The project documents the commercial and artist led world of the London gallery beyond major institutions such as the Royal Academy and records over 3,000 exhibitions and 900 galleries in London between 1878 and 1908.
Glasgow Incunabula Project
The project produced a catalogue of more than 1,000 incunabula in the University of Glasgow Library and other Glasgow institutions.
Glasgow Medical Humanities Network
The Glasgow Medical Humanities Network brings together and enhances medical humanities across universities and collections in the city of Glasgow and includes directories of medical humanities projects, people and teaching materials.
Historical Music of Scotland
At HMS.scot you can find the details of over 200 Scottish printed sources of fiddle music from before 1850. There also images and indexes of 22 whole books from the University of Glasgow and Perth's A K Bell Library. Browse the collection, search for tunes and composers, and play the tunes!
House of Fraser Archive
The House of Fraser Archive offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of one of Britain's leading department stores and is an outstanding source for the history of British design, fashion, tastes, lifestyles, consumerism and consumption from the early nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century.
International Exhibitions: 1851-1938
A 'visual library' of images and text from nine major international exhibitions between 1851 and 1938
James McNeill Whistler: The Etchings
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was a major figure in 19th century printmaking and created 490 etchings. Over 9500 impressions of these prints have been located and investigated during the project, which completes a series of catalogues raisonnés of Whistler's oeuvre.
Mackintosh Architecture: Context, Making and Meaning
The project provides a richly-illustrated Catalogue of all known architectural projects by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, including over 1200 drawings by Mackintosh and the practice, analytical and contextual essays, a timeline and glossary.
Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951
The Mapping Sculpture database contains over 50,000 records relating to sculptural practice between 1851 and 1951, including around 3,500 sculptors, 15,000 objects and 1,300 exhibitions.
National Collecting Scheme Scotland
The website presents a searchable database of all of the contemporary art acquisitions that have been developed and supported through the National Collecting Scheme Scotland.
Other Europes: Re-visitoning Architecture & Design 1840-1940
A searchable collection of images, texts and essays in the field of central European architecture and design.
People of Medieval Scotland 1093-1371
A database of all known people of Scotland between 1093 and 1314 mentioned in over 8600 contemporary documents. It is also being extended to 1371 to include all those lands, peoples and relationships mentioned in royal charters between 1314 and 1371.
Revealing the Hidden Collections
Search the collections and items held in Scottish university museums through a single search facility.
Runaway Slaves in Britain: bondage, freedom and race in the eighteenth century
The project features a searchable database of well over eight hundred newspaper advertisements placed by masters and owners seeking the capture and return of enslaved and bound people who had escaped.
Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities
An investigation into the significance of science fiction for the medical humanities, including an online database of primary and secondary resources to aid future research.
The resource provides ultrasound tongue imaging (UTI) and lip video of speech, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) video of speech, and 2D midsagittal head animations based on MRI and UTI data.
Situating Pacific Barkcloth Production in Time and Place
The project aims to transform our understanding of Pacific barkcloth through research into the historical, cultural and material significance of three internationally important collections.
The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler: A Catalogue Raisonné
The online catalogue includes some 550 oil paintings and over 1700 works on paper dating from ca 1850 to 1903. The evolution of each painting from sketch to final oil is described and illustrated.
As told by some of Scotland's best writers, and illustrated with thousands of images from the collections of the city's world-famous libraries, museums and universities. From football to fashions, Auchenshuggle to Yoker, you'll find it all here.
University of Glasgow Story
An authoritative resource on the people and events that have shaped the University of Glasgow since its foundation in 1451.