#WellTogether: University of Dundee Archives and Mental Health Part 2 (Video)

For #WellTogether Week, University Archivist Caroline Brown has created some short talks which explore how archives relate to mental well-being. Today we share the second of her short talks, in which we she discusses how mental health records in the archives are used, and the difference they can make to people’s lives. As you will…Continue Reading #WellTogether: University of Dundee Archives and Mental Health Part 2 (Video)

#WellTogether: University of Dundee Archives and Mental Health Part 1 (Video)

For #WellTogether Week, University Archivist Caroline Brown has created some short talks which explore how archives relate to mental well-being. Today we share the first of her short talks, in which she discusses collections that relate to mental health in the University Archives; the University Archives hold the archives of NHS Tayside, including information about…Continue Reading #WellTogether: University of Dundee Archives and Mental Health Part 1 (Video)

The Peto Collection – Barcelona Streetlife, June 1959

This vibrant picture, taken in June 1959, was one of a series Peto photographed for the ‘Observer’ which did a feature of Spanish life under Franco’s regime. In the 1950s Franco implemented some reforms of Spain’s isolationist self-sufficiency policies which led to massive economic growth and a move away from its totalitarian repressive regime. Photo-journalist…Continue Reading The Peto Collection – Barcelona Streetlife, June 1959

RDMH – Reticulating Rivers and Forest Forages: Personal Geographies of a Walk in the Woods by Christine Kingsley and Susan P Mains

Poetry, digital printing, waterless lithography & a caramel wafer! Connecting well being & nature, these wonderful contributions are from Christine Kingsley and Susan P Mains for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition. Inspired by flora, fauna, nature notes & the Tayside coast.    Reticulating Rivers and Forest Forages: Personal Geographies of a Walk in the…Continue Reading RDMH – Reticulating Rivers and Forest Forages: Personal Geographies of a Walk in the Woods by Christine Kingsley and Susan P Mains

The Peto Collection – The Beatles playing on Salisbury Plain, May 1965

Peto captured the Beatles filming and recording their second feature HELP in 1965! One of the film’s most iconic scenes is the Beatles playing on Salisbury Plain, protected by the Army from the cult who want to sacrifice Ringo. Photo-journalist Michael Peto worked with The Observer during the 1950s and ‘60s. His collection is a…Continue Reading The Peto Collection – The Beatles playing on Salisbury Plain, May 1965

The Peto Collection – Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, 1963

Peto excelled at capturing the world of ballet, particularly the relationship between Nureyev and Fonteyn the two most iconic dancers of the period as this image from 1963 shows. He not only photographed productions, but also rehearsals like this one for ‘Marguerite and Armand’. Photo-journalist Michael Peto worked with The Observer during the 1950s and…Continue Reading The Peto Collection – Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, 1963