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Sentimental Journey: a focus on travel in the archives

Archives Hub Feature for August 2013 The season of summer often brings hopes and plans for holidays and this month we’re looking at the wider theme of travel. The hundreds of collections relating to travel featured in the Archives Hub … Continue reading

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Water flows on

Writing Diary With Water.

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How green are our online services?

The Museums Computer Group’s JISCmail list had an interesting thread yesterday discussing the environmental impact and sustainability of museums’ online services. Matthew Cock of the British Museum started it off with this question: I was thinking about how a museum … Continue reading

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Inquire Within Upon Everything

I recently watched an episode of the Imagine… TV programme presented by Alan Yentob on the rise of the World Wide Web. One snippet that particularly delighted me was the reference to a Victorian book called ‘Inquire Within Upon Everything’. … Continue reading

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Henry Blogg

Coxswain Henry Blogg (1876-1954) was the RNLI‘s most decorated lifeboatman. As well as RNLI medals for gallantry, he was awarded the George Cross and British Empire Medal. In 53 years of service, Henry Blogg and his crew helped to save … Continue reading

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Blog for history

The History Matters campaign is organising a mass “One Day in History” blog in the UK on 17 October 2006. The entries submitted will be kept as part of the British Library’s web archive. It’s an internet-enabled version of the … Continue reading

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