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Online exhibition on Isabel Fry

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

A few months ago a group of students from the MA Archives and Records Management course used the Isabel Fry collection at the IOE archives to create an online exhibition. The exhibition, which is a fantastic resource on Fry, can be found here. Isabel Fry (1869-1958) was an educationist and social activist. She founded, and was […]

Young Minds Explore Old Archives: Work Experience at SCAR

Friday, 21 July 2017

We were honoured to play host to three young visitors this month, who spent some time learning about what it means to work at UCL’s Special Collections, Archives and Records department and at the UCL Institute of Education’s Library. Jacinta (15), Suad (17) and Kate (17) came to us from schools in Southwark, Yorkshire and […]

ICHRE Summer Conference, 21-22 June 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

What: A free, two-day conference, held by the International Centre for Historical Research in Education, in association with the Friends of Newsam Library Where: Cruciform Building, UCL When: Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd June This year’s ICHRE conference will cover a variety of themes and topics, including the social histories of universities and the history […]