Tag Archives: London Day Training College

Chancing upon Hayward in the Conway Hall Library

Last week, during a break from working in our basement closed stacks, Sally Perry and I happened upon Conway Hall in Red Lion Square.  It is the Ethical Society’s 1920s HQ and has a gem of a library.  The Library … Continue reading

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Ex-Service Students at the London Day Training College

Last year one of our volunteers wrote a post about the impact of the First World War on staff at the London Day Training College (as the Institute was then called). During the war a number of staff signed up, … Continue reading

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The IOE’s colonial past

I recently started cataloguing the records of the Colonial Department, which include some of the oldest Institute records we hold in the archive. I won’t try to sum up the entire history of the department in this post as it … Continue reading

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More photographs relating the the IOE’s past

I’ve recently been cataloguing some photographs of the Institute and thought I’d share a couple that struck me as interesting. I really liked this one of the rooftop greenhouse. Now, I know there is a roof garden somewhere up on … Continue reading

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More photographs of the IOE library’s previous homes

I’ve been cataloguing some photographs of IOE buildings past and present. Some time ago I did a little post on the history of the IOE library, here are a couple more images I’ve found to to illustrate the story…

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London Day Training College and the Great War

*Posted on behalf of Shanine Salmon, Archive Volunteer* The Great War of 1914-1918 saw major changes at the IOE, or London Day Training College as it was then known. The Staff Register, from September 1912 saw lecturers leave the LDTC … Continue reading

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