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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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Guide to Using Archives

Tweet I am thrilled to launch a guide for students who want to understand more about using archives in their work. http://libguides.library.dmu.ac.uk/guidetoarchives The guide aims to answer common questions that students have about archives: What does archives mean? What are … Continue reading

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Paul Peter Piech

Tweet A nice example this morning of the Archive and the Art Collection complementing each other. Kate the Art Collections Co-ordinator asked me if there was anything in the Archive to explain a collection of posters by Paul Peter Piech. … Continue reading

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New Archives Display in Kimberlin Library

Tweet A selection of material from the Archives has gone on exhibition in the staircase display case (leading down to the lower ground floor). The theme is ‘Did You Know’ and the exhibition examines some lesser-known facts about DMU history. For example, … Continue reading

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New Student Volunteer

Tweet A History student from DMU has started volunteering in the Archive. David is currently volunteering in another archive and hopes to broaden his skillset by working here too. For my part an extra pair of hands is always welcome! … Continue reading

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New Archives Catalogues Available

Tweet DMU Archives catalogues are available through the Archives Hub website. New additions for March are: D/049: Papers of Albert Christopherson, Head of the Department of Graphic Design (here). D/010: Photographs of classes and events, Leicester Colleges of Art and Technology … Continue reading

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1920s Fashions

Tweet One of the things I especially love about my job is when a researcher pops their head in and asks if the archive might have something on their subject – and we do! Then I can sit them down … Continue reading

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