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Archivist’s Toolbox-Palaeography May 22, 2019

The focus of this blog is the tradition of palaeography, i.e. the study of historical handwriting. This skill is important […]

Who made little boy blue? May 8, 2019

Charles Hippisley-Cox writes: Amongst the 12,000 “pre-vinyl” 78s in our British Dance Band Collection are examples of around 200 different […]

We’re Hiring! May 3, 2019

‘Bridging the Digital Gap’ trainee: Oct 2019-Dec 2020 – 32 hours a week – £14,500 per annum – deadline 5 […]

The beginnings of jazz April 9, 2019

Charles Hippisley-Cox writes about his British Dance Band collection: The first authentic jazz recordings in the UK were “waxed” exactly […]

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