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The Archives holds a wealth of fascinating institutional, personal archives and rare prints, dating from the 17th Century to the present day. The collections document the rich history of the College, and provide vital evidence for research in the arts, humanities and social science.
 
 
 

NEW EXHIBITION - NETWORKS OF KNOWLEDGE
20 May 2019

The new exhibition “Networks of Knowledge” puts the spotlight on the Leo Baeck Institute’s Library and Pamphlet collection and presents some highlights from this resource to the public for the first time.

CATALOGUING BEGINS ON THE DONALD CHESWORTH COLLECTION
29 April 2019

Donald Chesworth (1923-1991) was a politician and administrator. Over the course of his 45-year career, he worked for a wide range of organisations on projects aligned with his socialist values, both in the United Kingdom and abroad.

INTRODUCING THE LEO BAECK COLLECTION
27 February 2019

The Leo Baeck 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.

QUEEN MARY’S LIVE ART COLLECTIONS ENHANCED AS JON JOHN’S PERSONAL PAPERS JOIN THE ARCHIVES
12 October 2018

At the end of August 2018, Queen Mary University of London Archives received the personal papers of Jon John (1983-2017), performance artist and practitioner of body modification, from his friend and collaborator Paul King.

PICTURING THE PAST - EXPLORING OUR ARCHIVE COLLECTIONS
21 September 2018

Visit our new exhibition exploring QMUL’s archive collections through some of our favourite photographs, cartoons and illustrations.

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