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After publishing the renowned Bloody Chamber and Other Stories in 1979, Angela Carter’s name and work became fundamental...
Dame Anne McLaren (1927 – 2007) was a developmental biologist who pioneered techniques that led to human in vitro fertil...
The bleating of a common snipe, recorded in Hampshire, England, by A. Rex Ashby.
This wartime Cello Sonata (1916), by the English composer Frederick Delius, was written for the cellist Beatrice Harriso...
Frederick Delius’s Brigg Fair (1907) is a set of variations for large orchestra based on the folksong ‘Unto Brigg Fair’....
Magazine, Comic, Illustration, Image
The Beano is one of the oldest-running comics in the UK. These issues from almost 70 years ago feature Minnie the Minx a...
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
The seaside village of Staithes in North Yorkshire is home to the Men of Staithes fisherman’s choir. In this recording, ...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft
Tiny Matilda is a genius, even if her horrible parents don’t notice. She can do large sums in her head, knows how to spe...
William Ross Ashby (1903-1972) was a pioneer in cybernetics – the study of the control of human and animal systems by te...
This production of The Merchant of Venice was performed in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1987, directed by Bill Alexander. Depi...
These three photographs are from the 1990 Chicago production of Our Country’s Good that was staged by Remains Theatre a...
Manuscript, Notebook, Draft, Printed book, Illustration, Image
In this notebook we can watch John Agard at work as he crafts his poetry. The notebook is full of handwritten drafts, m...
Postcard, Ephemera, Photograph, Illustration, Image
Angela Carter's archive contains vast numbers of postcards sent from around the world between herself and friends and fa...
Harry Jacobs set up his photography studio in south London in the late 1950s. It is estimated that he took nearly 60,000...