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On the archival trail of William Macintosh

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Five years on the archival trail…

3 April 2017

Tomorrow marks the fifth birthday of On the archival trail of William Macintosh. When I started the blog I imagined this would be a rather more short-lived project—not fast,...

Macintosh in Switzerland

6 February 2017

The snowy Swiss countryside at dawn from the train to Neuchâtel. I was fortunate this week to participate in an extremely interesting workshop,Géographies en mouvements,...

Macintosh: published!

17 January 2017

I am delighted to report that the first paper emerging directly from my research on William Macintosh has just been published in an excellent edited collection, Mobilities...

Macintosh and the Google Doodle

2 January 2017

The Google Doodle marking the 250th birthday of Charles Macintosh. On 29 December 2016, Google marked the 250th birthday of William Macintosh’s nephew, Charles, with a Google...