Information ans Management placement student, Ellen Embleton, writes about the collections she worked on during her 2 week cataloguing placement at the library.
Archive volunteer, Katy Owen, tells us about a wonderful new donation to the collection.
Some thoughts on the importance of telling stories as a gateway to the past, inspired by the recent BBC Reith Lectures and GWL’s ‘Voices from the Belvidere’.
Arena Three, March 1972 In this last but not least important blog I will outline Arena Three’s evolution of content and style lingering on the most compelling cases. As I suggested in my previous post, the pivotal aim of Arena Three was the development of a lesbian community and culture. In fact, the columns ‘Paperback […]
Here we go to my third post! In this blog I am going to compare Arena Three’s editorial structure and aims with those of Urania (So, do no worry if you already miss that magazine!). Do you remember Urania’s promotion of peace and elimination of gender?1 Well, Arena Three comes out in the Sixties, the […]
It is over two years ago now that I first visited the Glasgow Women’s Library and it truly was love at first sight. I am now studying a Masters in Museum Studies, and I got my dream placement of working and being a part of the GWL. A condition of my placement is to conduct research and write a blog post on some objects from the collections. So, given my previous history with the GWL, I thought it only fitting to do my blog about the topic which brought me to value the library so much.
In my previous blog, I outlined the aims and structure of Urania. In this second one, I think it is essential to identify and then discuss the contents I found most compelling. As I have already written, I am a huge fan of the Twenties and Thirties (ok, I also love the Tens!) and reading […]
Gender Studies placement student Giorgia Succi shares her first blog on Urania, one of the oldest journals in the Lesbian Archive.
Go down in history with this free workshop which looks into the GWL’s archiving work, the importance of preserving LGBTQ history and how you would like your own history to be treated.
I’m Alice, and I currently work at GWL as a sessional worker, working specifically on the collection which is popularly known as the Lesbian Archive. My job is to work with volunteers to list and research the collections, as well as to create new online and offline resources which highlight the collections and make them […]