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A Home Guard Christmas message

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:15:05 +0000

    We’re getting into the Christmas spirit here at UCL Institute of Education Archives and thought we’d share this historical Christmas greeting with you all!   This Christmas Card was sent to Nicholas Hans by the Home Guard, which he joined on its formation in 1939.  Nicholas Hans was born in Russia and came to […]


It’s not too late to enjoy IOE Library’s Special Collections Advent Calendar

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:36:17 +0000

Although we are now almost halfway through the IOE Library’s Special Collections Advent Calendar, it’s not too late to enjoy some of the daily treats in the calendar.  Over the remaining days, you will get some basic information about each of the historical collections held in the Newsam Library.  You will also be treated to […]


Graduate Open Day

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:16:04 +0000

With the brand new South Junction Reading Room just opened, a team from Special Collections, Archives and Records were able to put on a display of captivating rare and unique items for UCL’s Graduate Open Day on November 23rd. Current and future students – as well as interested staff – heard our librarians and archivists […]


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