"archives" blog posts
Careers - “What are you going to do with a degree in history?”
Posted on: 19 March 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
We found out how history graduate Lindsey Sutton turned her degrees in history and archive management into a career.
Victorian vagrants - researching female criminals from the Victorian era
Posted on: 5 October 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
One of the most fascinating aspects of my research is going beyond the stats and the figures and constructing biographies of the women I’m researching. In order to do this I’ve been utilising material held in local archives, such as newspapers held on microfilm, but I’ve also been making extensive use of digital sources.
Libraries and life in Washington DC - building the foundations of my PhD thesis
Posted on: 5 April 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
I was lucky enough to move to Washington D.C. from September 2016 until February this year, to undertake a British Research Council Fellowship at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress.
Using our archives - hidden stories from LGBT history
Posted on: 29 March 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
Masters student and archivist, Emma Cummings, reflects on how archives and collections can act as an important part of highlighting hidden stories from LGBT history.