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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.
 
 
 

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.

small version CONSERVATION NEWS – PEOPLE’S PALACE PRESS CUTTINGS GIVEN NEW LEASE OF LIFE
3 July 2018

We have recently begun a project, enlisting the services of Codex Conservation, to repair fragile volumes which were in too poor a condition to safely provide access to our users. We have just received back the two hefty volumes from the first batch – completely transformed from their previous sorry condition!

IAN HINCHLIFFE'S PAPERS NEWLY CATALOGUED AND SEARCHABLE ONLINE
1 June 2018

The personal papers of Ian Hinchliffe (1942-2010), performance artist, have now been catalogued, and are searchable via our online catalogue.

To celebrate the accessibility of this fantastic resource, we have been given, as a guest contribution, a version of a talk delivered by Dr Dominic Johnson at the public research event ‘Hinchliffe’s Afterlives’ in November 2017, organised in collaboration with Dave Stephens and the Live Art Development Agency.

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