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‘Excavations’ in the IOE’s School Histories Collection

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

The Newsam Library at the Institute of Education has a large collection of  education institutional histories. These form a discrete collection and provide a rich source of information on individual schools, colleges and universities and their communities across Britain. The books and pamphlets mainly date from the early twentieth century up to the present day. […]

Outreach Touring Exhibition Makes its Way to Stratford

Thursday, 19 October 2017

First Stop; Stratford Library UCL Special Collections have been busy putting together an exhibition that combines items from the Main Library exhibition East Side Stories and Newham Borough’s own archival items. This ‘pop-up’ exhibition features historic photographs, archival documents, maps and rare publications that tell of East London’s rich and fascinating past.  As the banners […]

On the Hunt for Volunteers

Friday, 13 October 2017

UCL Special Collections has been busy getting the new academic year off to a good start.  While many of the team are immersed in teaching and collections management, the Outreach team have been focussing on new projects, new partnerships and volunteer recruitment. The VSU’s volunteer recruitment fairs are an extremely valuable opportunity for us to […]