Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: postcards

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Myles Thoroton Hildyard and the Thoroton Hildyard Collection

2 June 1st, 2011 at 08:06

Myles Thoroton Hildyard and the Second World War 60 years ago today, on 1 June 1941, Myles Thoroton Hildyard was reported missing from the island of Crete. It was three months before his family learnt of his daring escape, along with his friend Michael Parish, from the Maleme airfield prisoner of war camp. Hildyard 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 [...]