ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS CLOSURE
20 December 2019
The Archives & Special Collections service will be closed for visits and enquiries for the festive period from 16.30 today (20th December) and will reopen 2nd January. Any enquiries received during this period will be answered within 5 working days when the service reopens.
INTRODUCING THE LEO BAECK INSTITUTE LONDON COLLECTION
27 February 2019
The Leo Baeck Institute London Collection is a valuable resource for the study of German-Jewish history and culture. It was recently deposited at Queen Mary University of London Library, by the Leo Baeck Institute London, and is available to researchers. In this post, we give an overview of the collection and take a look at some notable items.
A murder most historical! A detailed look at the deposit file of Constance Louisa Maynard personal papers, the first principal of Westfield College, and what it revealed about what is missing from the collection.
NEW ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS INSTAGRAM
27 November 2019
A new way of enjoying our unique and inspiring collections at Queen Mary Archives & Special Collections has arrived! Follow @qmarchives to learn more about this resource for original research, see collection highlights and get research inspiration.
At Queen Mary, we love how our archives preserve the stories of ordinary people who are often forgotten by the history books. In this blog post, we look at the life of Christine Lawrence (1930-2011), whose experiences working in Tanzania in the 1960s are preserved in the archive of Donald Chesworth.