Books and Borrowing 1750-1830

Author: Isla Macfarlane

Transcription Tales: The Visitors of Innerpeffray

Transcription is essential for most archival research and can be both a very enjoyable and frustrating activity. It is incredibly satisfying to read a piece of old handwriting and work out what it means and how it can help you with your research – alternatively, coming across handwritten text that you cannot decipher is infuriating. […]

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Visitors at Innerpeffray Library: J.M Barrie, George Bernard Shaw and Adam White

Exploring the history of reading, libraries, and historical tourism, I am one of the new researchers on the Books and Borrowing project, undertaking my PhD with Innerpeffray Library and the University of Stirling. My work continues the story of Innerpeffray Library from another PhD thesis published in 2018, looking into how the library was used […]

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