Monthly Archives: December 2011

Conflict and children’s books display

By our guest blogger, Beverley. A recent visit to the Imperial War Museum (IWM) was the inspiration for the current display in the library ‘Conflict and Children’s Books’. The IWM’s exhibition entitled ‘Once Upon a Wartime’ concentrated on five books … Continue reading

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1930s Prospectuses of Teacher Training Colleges

I came back to work from a short break to find a newly deposited collection on my desk – the collection of prospectuses dating from the 1930s from various Teacher Training Colleges which were part of the British and Foreign … Continue reading

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Europe on Screen

Launched in the UK last Friday, an EU-funded project now provides access to Europe’s television heritage. EUscreen aims to promote the use of television content to explore Europe’s rich and diverse cultural history. Ultimately there will be access to over 30,000 … Continue reading

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Library Event: “Teachers: from the Revised Code to ‘The Importance of Teaching’”

The Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives are holding a study afternoon on Thursday 26th January 2012 on Teachers: from the Revised Code to ‘The Importance of Teachers’. Full programme details are: 12.00pm-12.30pm Welcome and introductions to collections held … Continue reading

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