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Notebook Created date: 1955
Dame Anne McLaren (1927 – 2007) was a developmental biologist who pioneered techniques that led to human in vitro fertil...
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’....
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...
Manuscript, Draft Created date: 1955
John Osborne began writing what was to become his most famous play on 4 May 1955. The end of his first marriage was the ...
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, Typescript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: September 1954–July 1955
In the early 20th century, German playwright and director Bertolt Brecht emerged as a pioneer of formally innovative and...
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...
Manuscript, Letter, Typescript, Letter Created date: 1954–55
Waiting for Godot’s British premiere was staged in 1955 in a production directed by Peter Hall at London’s Arts Theatre....
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: 1955
Sir John Gielgud (1904–2000) was a British actor and director who, as well as his success in more modern roles, was know...
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...
Sound recording Created date: 1955
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 ...