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UCL Library Special Collections is one of the foremost university collections of manuscripts, archives and rare books in the UK.

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Becoming an Historian at Kelmscott Secondary School

The Outreach programme at UCL Special Collections delivers free projects for schools and community groups in Camden, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest.

We have recently completed an after-school programme with a group of talented young historians at Kelmscott Secondary School in Waltham Forest. While learning how to ‘become an historian’ they decided the following skills were essential:

A Great Historian…

Happy Hanukkah

Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of light, takes place this year from the evening of 28th November through to the evening of

Gavin’s book of witches

Hidden in the Institute of Education’s Baines Archives is a small book entitled Gavin’s book of witches (BA/1/9/78).

The Royal Bounty Archive

French Protestants became one of the largest group of immigrants in England from the 16th to the 18th century. A small number of refugees started arriving from the 1520s onwards, especially during periods when persecution increased in France.

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