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New digitised collections available from Kingston University Archives

Just a quick post to promote a new resource available from the Archives Team at Kingston University who have recently launced the ‘Kingston University Archives Digital Collections‘ online.  This new website has been created to showcase items from the University’s … Continue reading

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How progressive was the progressive movement?

Now that’s a massive question, and not one that I can even attempt to answer in a short blog post!  But, having recently run a teaching session for the IOE’s own students, as well as a reminscence session with adult learners, … Continue reading

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Reminder of the Friends Study Day next Tuesday

Join us on Tuesday, March 25th 2014, for our annual Friends of Newsam Library & Archives’ (FNLA) Study Day. This year’s event, “Anthem for doomed youth”?: exploring conflict and resolution through archives, considers the concepts of war, conflict and peace … Continue reading

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Study Day: “Anthem for doomed youth”?: exploring conflict and resolution through archives

Join us on Tuesday, March 25th 2014, for our annual Friends of Newsam Library & Archives’ (FNLA) Study Day. This year’s event, “Anthem for doomed youth”?: exploring conflict and resolution through archives, considers the concepts of war, conflict and peace … Continue reading

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League of Exchange for Commonwealth Teachers (LECT) archive now at the IOE

Elizabeth Middleton Ord Marshall believed that people from across the Empire would benefit from direct interaction between themselves – and the best place to start was between children. So, in 1901, she established the League of the Empire (renamed the … Continue reading

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New archive catalogue available online

As I’ve been working my way through the institutional archive I came across some personal papers of Dr F Hilliard. At some point the records were catalogued as part of the IOE’s own archive collection but it was recently decided … Continue reading

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Exam Fear…

I’ve been cataloguing some further papers from the BFES archive this morning, including a number of school magazines. Whilst having a flick through one of them I spotted this poem from the 1973 edition of ‘Outpost’ the school magazine of Cornwall … Continue reading

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Appraising digital archive collections – some final thoughts

During our JISC Transformations project I have posted a couple of times (here and here) about the work I have been doing to appraise one of our personal digital archive collections. As our project comes to an end I thought it … Continue reading

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Accessing the IOE Archive

In the archives we’re having a bit of a celebration… After more than five years of working our way through the IOE’s historical records we now have a list of everything in the collection. It’s been a massive project – and … Continue reading

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Book Launch 4th July 4pm-6pm ‘A life in education and architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd’ by Dr Burke

On 4th July the Library and Archives will be holding a reception to mark the publication of ‘A Life in Education and Architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd’ by Dr Catherine Burke.  Drawing on the archive of David and Mary Medd, held here at the … Continue reading

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