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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...
Computer Created date: 1983
Apple II computers were among the first microcomputers to be produced. They were designed primarily by Steve Wozniak and...
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’....
Video Created date: 1983
Letter Created date: 1946
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
Letter Created date: 28 September 1908
Frederick Delius’s Piano Concerto in C minor is a work with a long and complex history of revisions and disputes. It was...
Manuscript, Typescript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 10 February 1965; 21 March 1983; 6 April 1983
Joe Orton insisted that his scandalous black comedies must be played straight and performed with ‘absolute realism’. In ...
Manuscript, Draft Created date: c. 1983
This is the manuscript draft of Empire of the Sun, the semi-autobiographical novel by the British writer J G Ballard (pu...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft Created date: estimated 1983, undated; whole volume 1976–90
These two essays are part of the Angela Carter archive held by the British Library. The first is a draft of ‘Alison’s gi...
Manuscript, Notebook, Draft Created date: 1978–13 October 1983
These handwritten poetry drafts are found within one of five school exercise books that contain notes and poetry connect...
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: 16 August 1983
This photograph is of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Macbeth directed by Barry Kyle and performed at the...
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...
Postcard, Ephemera, Photograph, Illustration, Image Created date: 20th century
Angela Carter's archive contains vast numbers of postcards sent from around the world between herself and friends and fa...