Gender studies placement student Grace reflects on LGBTQ pride. It is impossible to read through the Lespop files without gaining an understanding of the fact that daily existence was often a struggle for many LGBTQ+ people. This is certainly an uncomfortable thing to create a collective identity around and while there is of course no […]
Gender Studies placement student Grace’s second blog look at intersectionality in the GWL collections. Since beginning my Masters in Gender Studies I have repeatedly learnt not to be surprised when ideas I considered to be part of modern feminism show up throughout documentation of the past. One of the first things we discussed in class […]
Gender Studies Placement student Grace introduces us to the Lesbians and Policing Project Collection.
Archive volunteer, Ellen Embleton, introduces us to the collection she has just catalogued, the papers of writer and activist Barbara Burford.
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.
In our latest 25th birthday blog, GWL archivist Nicola talks about one of her favourite items from our collections.
In this post we hear from placement student Hannah Grout, who has spent the last 2 weeks at the library cataloguing the personal papers of anti-nuclear activist, Kathleen Miller.
Placement student Essi writes about her time working with the Scottish Women’s Aid Archive.
Archivist Nicola introduces the Scottish Women’s Aid archive, which contains material documenting the activities of Women’s Aid in Scotland dating from its beginnings in 1976 onwards.