These blogs from our curators, subject specialists and guest bloggers express the thoughts and opinions of individual British Library staff members and guests.
01 October 2022 Medieval manuscripts
‘Do you like gold? Use it!’ So said the fashion designer and art collector Jacques Doucet (1853-1929) to the interior decorator and designer Pierre Legrain (1889-1929) when he encouraged him to apply his talents to designing modern bindings for Doucet’s...
30 September 2022 English and Drama
By Greg Buzwell, Curator, Contemporary Literary Archives. ‘Does anyone seriously believe that Beatles music will be an unthinkingly accepted part of daily life all over the world in the 2000s?’ wrote the philosopher and politician Bryan Magee in the February...
30 September 2022 UK Web Archive
By Helena Byrne, Curator of Web Archives, The British Library This blog post gives an overview of our sports related activities for the year to celebrate Sporting Heritage Day 2022 2022 has been, and continues to be, a really busy...
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