Researching Missionary Photography in Cadbury Research Library

In another post from the archives, Charlotte McKnight describes her work with History’s Simone Laqua-O’Donnell and Ivana Frlan from the Cadbury Research Library to identify photography of children in missions (particularly the children of missionaries) – and medical photographs in the Church Missionary Society Archive which is held at the Cadbury Research Library.

Art for English

To help enhance the study of English Literature at the University of Birmingham, Mary McGowan spent five weeks researching and cataloguing its amazing cultural collections and their links with Undergraduate modules, creating an innovative website for all UoB students of English Literature.

The Sound of the ‘Big Bang’: Cataloguing the Douglas French Archive

As a special advisor to the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Geoffrey Howe, Douglas French was able to gather an extensive (and hitherto unseen) private archive of material relating to the conduct of economic policy in the 1980’s and in particular to the ‘Big Bang’ in financial services of 1986. Here, John Tibbits (BA History and Political Science) explains how he was given the daunting task of digitising this archive.