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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’....
Sound recording Created date: 1952
Games and toys Created date: c.1950-59
This jigsaw puzzle was produced by the games manufacturer, Waddingtons of Leeds. Entitled Signing of Magna Charta, the p...
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...
Recording Created date: 1952
Trinidadian calypso singer Aldwyn ‘Lord Kitchener’ Roberts arrived in the UK on the Empire Windrush ship in 1948, along ...
This edition of On Dreams by Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) was translated into English by James Strachey and published in 19...
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: 1950–60
The first of these black and white photographs shows the novelist J G Ballard as a student at Cambridge University, in 1...
Photograph, Image Created date: March 1952; November 1952
Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea opened at the Duchess Theatre in London’s West End on 6 March 1952, after an initia...
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...
The Deep Blue Sea was a huge popular and critical success for Terence Rattigan, reviving his reputation after several bo...
A translation of the Bible into Māori. When was the Bible translated? Christian missionaries first began publishing exc...