Hull History Centre staff talk about their favourite documents from amongst the collections.
‘For the love of Theatre: Peppino Santangelo’s Editorials 1933-1958’ by Michele Beadle, Reader Assistant
‘To Pasteurise or not to Pasteurise: the Hull and District Cowkeepers Association’ by Elaine Moll, Librarian
‘Volunteering for peace in the aftermath of war: the International Voluntary Service for Peace and European post-war reconstruction’ by Sarah Pymer, Assistant Archivist
Part of our regular Lunchtime Club series of talks
The History Centre brings together the material held by the City Archives and Local Studies Library with those held by the University of Hull. These include the City’s borough archives, dating back to 1299 and amongst the best in the country; records relating to the port and docks of Hull; papers of companies and organisations reflecting Hull’s maritime history; papers of notable individuals including Andrew Marvell, Philip Larkin, Amy Johnson and William Wilberforce; records relating to local and national politics and pressure groups; and over 100,000 photographs, illustrations; maps and plans, newspapers, special collections and reference sources relating to Hull and the East Riding.
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