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Fragments in bindings

05 May 2016

The conservation process is always a very special time for the item under repair. It is a time during which normally concealed elements of the object are exposed offering a unique opportunity to understand the processes involved in the making...

New collections online - April 2016

05 May 2016

In April six collections were made available through the EAP website and BL Sounds. The variety of subjects, locations, and types of record really highlight the broad range of projects that the Endangered Archives Programme is involved in. EAP190: Digitising...

"Ils sont arrivés!" Francis Chagrin and Allied Propaganda at the BBC French Service 1939-45

05 May 2016

Alexis Bennett is an Edison Fellow at the British Library Sound Archive, and is currently completing his PhD in music at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he is an Associate Lecturer. He is also a composer and performer. Here he...

Jamie Vardy: I bet he ain't mardy ... dilly dong dilly dong

05 May 2016

Jonnie Robinson, Lead Curator of Spoken English, writes: In the immediate aftermath of Leicester City's incredible achievement in securing their first Premier League title, I thought of this BBC Voices Recording with Foxes fans in 2004. This conversation will underline...

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