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Music for a President

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The inauguration of the 45th President of the United States made me think of the music written by the great American composer John Philip Sousa. John Philip Sousa in 1911 (Library of Congress) Born in Washington in 1854, Sousa’s father...

Mastering the manuscripts from Michoacán, Mexico

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

A contingent from LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections visited the capital city of Morelia in Michoacán, Mexico, last November to begin work on EAP931. The grant will fund the digitisation and online publication of 192 deed books, or...

Major new digital resource for the India Office Records

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A major new digital resource has just become available for researching the East India Company and the India Office. You can now take an online journey through 350 years of history, from the foundation of the East India Company to...

Local Data Company shows coffee shops on a high

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Pubs are down while coffee shops are up according to a fascinating article on the BBC website today, Coffee shops on the march as pubs decline, town centre data shows.

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