Enjoy and see what you can discover about Hull, its people and its past in our Unlocking the Treasures exhibition.
Through fun and interactive elements the exhibition will bring to life people, places and events from the past using photographs, maps and documents from the collections held within the Hull Local Studies Library. What will you discover?
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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