Working with Wikipedia in Special Collections

Special Collections' intern, Imogen, discusses her Wikipedian project.

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Walking Home with Simon Armitage

Collections Assistant Ruth Burton writes about her experience working on the Simon Armitage Archive

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New catalogue for the Kathleen Raven Archive

To mark International Nurses Day 2017 on 12th May, discover the archive of an influential nurse leader.

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New accessions - April 2017

We've taken in a small, but interesting number of new accessions this month.

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To Protect and (pre)Serve

A sneak peek at some conservation work undertaken by the Medical Collections Project Assistant.

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Tony Harrison at 80

This Sunday (April 30th) marks the 80th Birthday of Tony Harrison, whose literary archive is held in Special Collections.

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Digitisation - What have the studio team been up to?

Since our last blog 6 months ago the team have been very busy.

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Rare cookery pamphlets contain intriguing recipe suggestions

As our thoughts turn to chocolate at this time of year we might want to spare a thought for the post-Second World War child given Mock Pineapple

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New Accessions - March 2017

From the teaching of genteel behaviour to the making of mousetraps. Once again our new accessions cover a wonderful breadth of subjects.

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The Peter Robinson Archive: Cataloguing DCI Banks

Collections Assistant Rebecca Bowd gives an update on her work on the Literary Archive of Peter Robinson.

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