Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: Outreach

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Colin Wilson event

July 20th, 2011 at 03:07

Last Friday afternoon we hosted an event to publicise one of our recent acquisistions – the Colin Wilson Collection of books and original materials.

Mayfest

May 13th, 2011 at 09:05

Last Saturday saw the University’s annual Mayfest for alumni, supporters and the community. Manuscripts and Special Collections had our usual activities based at the Lakeside Pavilion, as well as more formal events with the Vice Chancellor and in the Great Hall. Bearing in mind that the weather was not as good as last year, we [...]

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 [...]