Working with data
clare.padgett@edinburgh.gov.uk Edinburgh Libraries
If one could make alive again for other people
some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and
breathe breath and character...
How do you like the Brigade? I asked him
Well Sir, if I don’t like it, I should.
Why? I asked him.
Just because we have pl...
Whose Town? heritage resource for schools
Whose Town? Life in a Box
Capital Collections
Our Town Stories
History: gossip
well told.
Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft
Dictionary (source:
www.quotegarden.com)
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Our Town Stories {Edinburgh}

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Presentation by Clare Padgett, Our Town Stories, City of Edinburgh Council. Invited talk at a workshop for 'Scotland's National Collections and the Digital Humanities,' a knowledge-exchange project hosted at the University of Edinburgh. 2 May 2014. http://www.blogs.hss.ed.ac.uk/archives-now/

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Our Town Stories {Edinburgh}

  1. 1. Working with data clare.padgett@edinburgh.gov.uk Edinburgh Libraries
  2. 2. If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me! George Macaulay Trevelyan, (source: www.quotegarden.com)
  3. 3. How do you like the Brigade? I asked him Well Sir, if I don’t like it, I should. Why? I asked him. Just because we have plenty of meat, and have good friends here, and I know what it is to be without these, if anyone does Have you had many hardships in your short life? I should think so, he replied From ‘Edinburgh Industrial Brigade & Home for Destitute & Homeless Boys’ (recorded by a person working with the Brigade in about 1871)
  4. 4. Whose Town? heritage resource for schools
  5. 5. Whose Town? Life in a Box
  6. 6. Capital Collections
  7. 7. Our Town Stories
  8. 8. History: gossip well told. Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Dictionary (source: www.quotegarden.com)

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