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Information Governance Week – Day 1

Today marks the start of Information Governance Week at UoP and the University Archive is taking part. Everyday this week one image from the Central Photography Section collection will be posted online.  The catalogue listing the images in this collection is now available to

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New addition to University Archive

A portfolio of work dating from the 1950’s by architecture student Charles Attwood is the latest addition to the university archive. Charles’ projects whilst at the College of Art included designing an electrical shop in Albert Road, Southsea and a

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News from the University Archive

by Anna Delaney The new archive catalogue for the College of Education Collection is now available. You can view the catalogue on the archive page of the library website (link to http://www.port.ac.uk/library/infores/print/universityarchives/) as a PDF. The college, also known as

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Beautiful, Bookish, Beaulieu

Last Thursday, a band of adventurous staff set out by minibus (after only a short delay caused by being blocked in by a huge delivery lorry full of metal stuff) in the direction of the New Forest. Their destination? Beaulieu,

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University Archives

Are you interested in finding out more about the history of the University or the students and staff that have studied, worked and played here?

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Olympic Archive

Only 1 week to go to the start of the London 2012 Olympics. If you are starting to feel the Olympic fever then why not check out the Olympic Record from the National Archives. It contains hundreds of historic photos

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Queen Victoria’s Journals

The Royal Archives, Bodleian Libraries and Proquest have teamed up to make Queen Victoria’s Journals free accessibly online for the first time. It seems appropriate in the Diamond Jubilee year of our own Queen that these wonderful documents are being

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British Library Sounds

Explore the British Library’s extensive collection of recorded sounds, including music, oral history, wildlfe and dialects. http://sounds.bl.uk/  

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Decimal Day

Today marks forty years since the United Kingdom switched to a decimal currency system, a change from the pounds, shillings and pence that had been in use since Anglo-Saxon times. Here is a Public Information Film from the National Archives

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Popular Science Archive

Popular Science magazine has teamed up with Google to provide a full text searchable archive which covers it’s whole 137 year history. The articles appear exactly as they did when they where published even down to the period advertisements. http://www.popsci.com/archives

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