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Musicians’ Union Leaflets

Archive of the Musicians’ Union, founded in 1893 to represent working musicians in the UK. This collection provides a unique perspective on the cultural history of Britain in the twentieth century through the experiences and struggles of the musicians and performers who entertained the nation. Read More

1970 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games

Items related to the Ninth British Commonwealth Games that took place in Edinburgh in July 1970, including administrative records of Team Scotland along with personal papers and memorabilia of former athletes and sporting administrators. Documents come from the Commonwealth Games Scotland Archive and trace the campaign to promote Edinburgh as… Read More