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In the first of a new series, Collections Assistant Kendra Bean delves into our collection in search of female trailblazers in science, technology, engineering and maths. First up: actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr.
Curator Toni Booth digs into our archives to examine early film and television of one of Britain’s most iconic sporting events: the Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race.
Exciting new items are always being brought into the museum’s collection. Here, Sarah takes a look at the Marjorie Curtis Collection and its links with the tale of the Cottingley Fairies.
Placement student Elaine Rhodes, from the University of York, writes about her research into Bradford pirate radio.
R.W. Paul’s film of the 1896 Prince’s Derby can be considered one of the earliest examples of newsreel footage. Ahead of this year’s Derby on 2 June, curator Toni Booth takes a closer look.
Whit Friday is an important date for brass bands all over the country. To celebrate, here’s a look at images of brass bands in our archives.
The Daily Herald archive is categorised alphabetically by subject. Take a look at some of the intriguing photographs and stories found in the ‘Adams’ section…
In the first of a series of blog posts, we celebrate the exciting ways that visitors use our collections, whether that be for research, general interest, or as inspiration for artistic projects.
Kendra, our Collections Assistant, shares an exciting discovery from the museum’s print archive: snapshots from the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II in May 1896.
Collection tours at the museum can lead to surprising discoveries—as the tale of the Cutteslowe Walls in Oxford proves.
To celebrate Record Store Day, we’ve picked our top 5 record-related favourites from our collection—though they might not all be quite what you’d expect!
Our Masters placement students give you the inside track on how
Mat Collishaw’s extraordinary VR experience, was created and installed at the museum. Thresholds,
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