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Manuscript, Notebook Created date: 1984, 1992, n.d.
After publishing the renowned Bloody Chamber and Other Stories in 1979, Angela Carter’s name and work became fundamental...
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: 22 April 1986
A chaffinch's “pink” social call, recorded in Buckinghamshire, England, by William Pedley.
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’....
Letter Created date: 1946
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
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: 6 November 1986
This photograph is of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Macbeth directed by Adrian Noble and performed at th...
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...
This is the programme for the Talawa Theatre Company’s production of C L R James’s play The Black Jacobins (1967), whic...
Photograph, Image Created date: c. 1965 - 1999
Harry Jacobs set up his photography studio in south London in the late 1950s. It is estimated that he took nearly 60,000...
Manuscript, Sketchbook, Artwork, Drawing, Image Created date: c. 1960s–90s
These pen and pencil drawings are from sketchbooks belonging to the poet Ted Hughes. They reveal Hughes as a skilled dra...
Photograph Created date: 1986
Taken on the back fire stairs at the Spare Rib offices at Clerkenwell Close this photograph shows the 1986 Spare Rib col...
Women’s health was given great importance in Spare Rib. The magazine empowered women by offering advice and information ...