Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: children

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Why do we keep ‘old stuff’?

July 30th, 2010 at 12:07

The department has been working recently with some schoolchildren from Dunkirk Primary School and Ruth Lewis-Jones from Lakeside Arts Centre on a project named ‘Trove’. This was part funded by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council and was designed to enable the children to learn about the work that goes on in archives. Our class [...]

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 [...]