Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: Briggs

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Preparing for an exhibition

May 19th, 2010 at 03:05

I’m in the early stages of preparing an exhibition to go into the Weston Gallery during the autumn. It will be on the broad theme of how children were taught reading, writing and arithmetic. It will draw much of its material from the Briggs Collection of Educational Literature, which focuses mainly on the 18th and [...]

The archive chain challenge

March 8th, 2010 at 12:03

As we’ve already blogged, the start of the year has seen a number of new catalogues made available on our website and the work is always on going. I thought it might be a challenge to see if I could make a chain to link two of our new catalogues using just five jumps between [...]