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Introduction to Special Collections

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Description: 

Introduce your students to the hidden wonders of archives as they literally touch History. This session gives an overview of what gems are hidden away in your local archives, e.g. seals of Henry VIII, 1832 cholera outbreak, civil war propaganda, 1906 election posters, local history and many more! Please note: this workshop can be combined with any of the others on offer.

Sessions last 1 hour.

Book this activity:

To book a date for this workshop please contact the Education Officer, Newcastle University Library (Special Collections) Tel:0191 208 2929  email:lib-outreach@ncl.ac.uk

Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • History
  • Events on Campus
  • Y 10
  • Y 11
  • Y 12
  • Y 13
  • Y 5
  • Y 6
  • Y 7
  • Y 8
  • Y 9
  • KS 3
  • KS 4
  • KS 5