Tag Archives: Historical Collections

Study Afternoon – ‘Tools of the Trade: Historical Textbooks and other Teaching and Learning Resources’ Wednesday 6th February 2013

Our next study day, sponsored by the Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives, is on Wednesday 6th February 2013. The theme this year is teaching resources and there will be talks on a range subjects including the use of teaching … Continue reading

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A hidden corner in the Library

If you’re looking for a quiet place to study in the Library, you may not be aware of the area just beyond the computer rooms which contains the School Histories Collection.  This study space is relatively unused, perhaps because it … 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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Coastal Meanderings and The Geography Textbooks Collection

I am often full of admiration for the single-minded focus of research students – many of whom I had the pleasure of meeting yesterday at the Doctoral School Induction. But just as often, I am delighted, impressed by a more … Continue reading

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