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Photo of the Week

An image of sheep shearing from the Oteridge Collection.


Duke Acquires Virginia Woolf's Desk and Significant Collection of Women's History

From Finebooks Magazine. Orginal link here

Durham, NC – The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University has acquired one of the largest and most significant private collections on women’s history, documenting the work and intellectual contributions of women from the Renaissance to the modern era. 588 more words


Behind the Scenes: This is how we roll!

Eloise and some of our other Museum Assistants have been assisting our Curator of Fine and Decorative Art this week with some tasks in the costume and textiles stores. 647 more words


Dragonskin Slippers by Jessica Day George

La famiglia di Creel è povera, e secondo la zia l’unica possibilità è che Creel venga catturata da un drago e poi salvata da un cavaliere (per poi ricchezze et matrimonio etcetera). 291 more words

& Young Adults

Red Sticker Day

Cataloguing items in the archives means they can be accessed by customers. This involves lots of different tasks and I had the opportunity to help: checking through a collection of log books from the Worcestershire fire brigade to see whether they could be used by the public. 337 more words

Current Trainees

THe Shed - More Life, Laws and Legacies

THe Shed in Tullie House may now be closed but there’s still chance experience the Tudor themes from the last exhibition.  Our original Tudor building the ‘Guildhall’ is open for this week of the school holidays and again in May for the summer. 254 more words

THe Shed