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Week 4 The project is now at an end

The project is now at an end. The books are fully digitized, including the book plates and hand-written notes.

1st Volume from PTIP170144: Copied in by John Ingleby1st Volume from PTIP170144: Copied in by John Ingleby

Publication date: 23 August 2017

Bearing a message from Lancaster.

To quote Pennant: “I now return to the subjects that occasioned this digression; and to give some account…” --- of what has been happening on the project. I’ve been digitizing the pictures from the first volume of Pennant’s Tours in Wales, after finishing cataloguing the existing images.

Publication date: 7 August 2017

Pennant Tours Internship: Daisy Wrightson

Daisy Wrightson is a BA Music Undergraduate at Bangor University who has just started on a 4 week internship with the Library and Archives Service. She will be working on a pilot digitisation project centred on the extra-illustrated volumes of “A Tour in Wales” by Thomas Pennant. These rare volumes record the journey made by Pennant through Wales between 1773 and 1776.

Publication date: 13 July 2017

Interview with Shan Robinson, Special Collections Co-ordinator

Publication date: 13 July 2017

Student Intern begins cataloguing project

Publication date: 30 May 2017

Welcome

Welcome to the Stephen Colclough Centre Blog.

Publication date: 22 May 2017

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