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Special Collections: A Portsmouth Doctor Gets Some Special Attention

Hands down, the best part of working in special collections is exploring the lives of local citizens who walked the same streets we do today. Wading into the circumstances of their lives allows us both a glimpse into what preceded and created our current environments and occasionally, offers examples of contribution on a larger scale. 933 more words

Local History

Illustrated sheet music: the what, why and where of it

This post is aimed not just at musicians but anyone out there who may have an interest in researching or just appreciating the wonderfully rich resource that is illustrated sheet music. 737 more words

Friday's Library Snapshots ...

This week I posted a blog about an artist called Maria Helena Veira da Silva. I don’t know much about her but understand one of her teachers was Stanley William Hayter, who I know less about. 56 more words