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  • This week’s blog update is brought to you by John & Tom (H). First let’s hear from John on his work with the Robert Naismith archive… Last week Holly and […]

    Robert Naismith & Stuart Farrell

    This week’s blog update is brought to you by John & Tom (H). First let’s hear from John on his work with the Robert Naismith archive… Last week Holly and […]

  •  Collections update by Holly Watson Over the past few weeks the collections trainees have been busy cataloguing a variety of material and getting to grips with Oracle, our cataloguing database. […]

    The past few weeks . . .

     Collections update by Holly Watson Over the past few weeks the collections trainees have been busy cataloguing a variety of material and getting to grips with Oracle, our cataloguing database. […]

  •   Education trainees Annie and Cathy went to Dundee on Wednesday this week to shadow Scran Education Officer Andrew as he delivered a training session to local teachers and librarians. It […]

    Education trainees shadow Scran Team

      Education trainees Annie and Cathy went to Dundee on Wednesday this week to shadow Scran Education Officer Andrew as he delivered a training session to local teachers and librarians. It […]

  • Last week Gillian and I had the opportunity to go to Turnberry Castle where RCAHMS are carrying out a survey as part of an ongoing improvement of the Canmore database […]

    Visit to Turnberry Castle

    Last week Gillian and I had the opportunity to go to Turnberry Castle where RCAHMS are carrying out a survey as part of an ongoing improvement of the Canmore database […]

  • Collections – Gilly  Conabeer It’s been over a month since the ten of us started here at RCAHMS, six as collections trainees and four in Education and Outreach . It’s […]

    Work Begins….

    Collections – Gilly  Conabeer It’s been over a month since the ten of us started here at RCAHMS, six as collections trainees and four in Education and Outreach . It’s […]

  •   Quickly venturing to the end of our first incredible month at RCAHMS it seems like an appropriate time to introduce ourselves as the new, but also final, RCAHMS Skills for […]

    New Skills Trainees 2014-2015!

      Quickly venturing to the end of our first incredible month at RCAHMS it seems like an appropriate time to introduce ourselves as the new, but also final, RCAHMS Skills for […]

  • It doesn’t seem that long ago that we began our traineeship at RCAHMS, but it’s come to an end already. We have had some incredible opportunities and have learnt so […]

    End of 2013-2014 Traineeship

    It doesn’t seem that long ago that we began our traineeship at RCAHMS, but it’s come to an end already. We have had some incredible opportunities and have learnt so […]

  • For my final project I have been focusing on cruck-framed buildings and the fantastic work the Survey and Recording Team here at RCAHMS have done over the past 40 years […]

    Cruck-Framed Buildings Final Project

    For my final project I have been focusing on cruck-framed buildings and the fantastic work the Survey and Recording Team here at RCAHMS have done over the past 40 years […]

  • RCAHMS recently uncovered 35 glass plate negatives from the late 1800s featuring several images of Roslin Chapel and other locations around Midlothian but there were also images showing unknown sites. […]

    Glencorse Old Kirk

    RCAHMS recently uncovered 35 glass plate negatives from the late 1800s featuring several images of Roslin Chapel and other locations around Midlothian but there were also images showing unknown sites. […]

  • We, Curatorial Trainees, have recently been working with the National Collection of Aerial Photography (NCAP) here at RCAHMS. The NCAP collection is one of the largest collections of aerial imagery […]

    Curatorial Skills NCAP Placement

    We, Curatorial Trainees, have recently been working with the National Collection of Aerial Photography (NCAP) here at RCAHMS. The NCAP collection is one of the largest collections of aerial imagery […]

  • Last week the Curatorial and Education Trainees had the opportunity to go on a walking tour of Edinburgh with the Buildings at Risk team. Buildings at Risk are involved in […]

    Buildings At Risk

    Last week the Curatorial and Education Trainees had the opportunity to go on a walking tour of Edinburgh with the Buildings at Risk team. Buildings at Risk are involved in […]

  • Since returning from our placements, the other Education Trainees and I have been busy readjusting to life back at the RCAHMS office. We have also been getting started on new […]

    ScotlandsPlaces

    Since returning from our placements, the other Education Trainees and I have been busy readjusting to life back at the RCAHMS office. We have also been getting started on new […]