Palaeography Practice 2: The Howff Licence

The title of this document should give you a few clues are to what its about. Always remember that when transcribing or reading a document. Are there words you should be looking out for. I always find it helps to figure out what you can, read it back and then think about what words could... Continue Reading →

A Boy Named Winston

Winston Churchill. A name that conjures up certain images. To most people that image involves a bowler hat, a long cigar and the 'V for victory' sign. War-time Prime Minister and, in 2002, voted the greatest Briton of all time. Generally revered by most UK citizens. Everywhere that is except Dundee. Churchill's connection to the... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Recording for the future

There is no doubt that the current situation and lockdown has affected all of our lives. To make sure that the everyday lives of everyday people are recorded during this massive event, we would like you to write down your experiences. Of course, we are always happy to collect personal diaries from the people of... Continue Reading →

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