Author Archives: Steven Peachey

Graduations Week 2016

Tweet Final Post 4: Saturday 23rd July It’s the final day of the July 2016 DMU Graduations today and we hope you’ve all had a fabulous week celebrating. Today, graduands from the Faculty of Business and Law will receive their … Continue reading

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Celebrating DMU’s long history of international partnerships and collaborations

Tweet Celebrating DMU’s long history of international partnerships and collaborations In light of recent events, we, in the archive, wanted to show our support for the #LoveInternational Campaign launched by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Dominic Shellard, at DMU on the … Continue reading

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John Player and Sons Cigarette Cards, “Past and Present” series, 1916.

Tweet Had the pleasure of cataloguing our 100 year old Player cigarette cards, owing to this centenary year for this series of “Past and Present” by the John Player and Sons Tobacco company it seemed ideal for the blog! Player’s … Continue reading

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Special Collections Stand at the DMU Research Conference 10th of May

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Google Celebrates William Morris’ 182nd Birthday

Tweet If you have used Google today you will have seen that the search engine is celebrating the 182nd birthday of William Morris. In our Special Collection we hold the proofs of “The Nature of Gothic” by John Ruskin sent to William Morris, … Continue reading

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Japanese Glass Lantern Slides

Tweet Over the past two weeks I have had the pleasure of examining, cleaning and cataloguing hundreds of glass lantern slides (there are somewhere around 60,000). I am now growing to be quite familiar the collection which has been acquired from the … Continue reading

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