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Sound recording Created date: 1926 (re-released by Symposium Records in 1992)
This wartime Cello Sonata (1916), by the English composer Frederick Delius, was written for the cellist Beatrice Harriso...
Sound recording Created date: 1928. Re-released by EMI in 1990
Frederick Delius’s Brigg Fair (1907) is a set of variations for large orchestra based on the folksong ‘Unto Brigg Fair’....
This printed score of Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus rex published by Boosey & Hawkes was once owned and used for performance...
Programme, Ephemera, Book, Scrapbook Created date: 1943–49
These pages are from a scrapbook, kept by the playwright J B Priestley, which contains programmes and reviews of product...
Letter Created date: 1946
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 1940–53
This is a selection of the letters that E M Forster sent to the academic and birth control campaigner Marie Stopes from...
Manuscript, Typescript, Letter, Draft, Ephemera, Image, Illustration Created date: 1934–65
The poet T S Eliot wrote a series of nonsense verse based on his friends' cats, first published in 1939 (and later adapt...
On 2 March 1949 Terence Rattigan was in Liverpool for the tour of his new play Adventure Story, when he received a note...
This is the dust jacket of the first edition of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, published by Secker & Warburg in 1...
Journal Created date: 1948
William Ross Ashby (1903-1972) was a pioneer in cybernetics – the study of the control of human and animal systems by te...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1900; whole collection 1988–93
These three photographs are from the 1990 Chicago production of Our Country’s Good that was staged by Remains Theatre a...
Pamphlet, Photograph, Image
In 1945, J B Priestley and his wife Jane went to Russia as guests of the Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Cou...
Manuscript, Notebook Created date: estimated 1940s–20 June 1993
This notebook appears to first date from early in Ted Hughes’s life and career, or possibly his childhood. A section of ...
Engraving, View Created date: 1779-1786
Between 1779 and 1786 William Watts published The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interest...
Typescript, Manuscript annotation Created date: c. 1940 - 1975
Novelist and travel writer Shiva Naipaul was a Trinidadian of Indian descent. In this essay written sometime after his a...