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Located in Clerkenwell, London Metropolitan Archives holds over 100 km of shelving filled with documents, prints and maps on London.
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LdnMetArchives Feb 15
We've had some severe weather recently, but it can't have been as bad as this! The image shows the ice at Limehouse in February 1895 - it caused massive disruption to shipping, but was the last time the Thames froze in London!
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LdnMetArchives Feb 15
📣 From Jimmy Jimmy Knacko to tippy-cat, rival street football teams and warring tin bands - check out the latest post on the London's Sound Heritage blog on oral histories from
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LdnMetArchives Feb 14
We have conservator and assistant conservator vacancies in our conservation department at LMA! To find out more and apply please follow the link:
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LdnMetArchives Feb 13
We have conservator and assistant conservator vacancies in our conservation department at LMA! To find out more and apply please follow the link:
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Islington's Pride Jan 24
Wonderful news: We're hiring! Looking for an Oral Historian to join us (and Finsbury Fox) on Islington's Pride, as we collect, protect and celebrate our LGBT+ history. A fantastic opportunity. Closing date is 11th February.
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Restoration Trust Feb 12
Aroma of old book - real history, real experts. Behind the scenes with , research by art therapist Daisy Rubinstein with , support by and funded by .
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Philippa Smith Feb 12
Seen Making a Impression ? Also worth visiting Portrait of a City at which looks at image making techniques used to portray London and features an Edward Bowden from our collections
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LdnMetArchives Feb 11
Coram’s project, ‘Voices through Time: The Story of Care’ will give free online access to some precious and fragile Foundling Hospital records. From May 2020, there will be no access to some of these collections - check for details >
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Huntley Archives Feb 7
featuring 21st Century @annualconference Early bird tickets £free to £10 - But must book before Feb 10 on 22 Feb
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LdnMetArchives Feb 3
Have you been to our 'London - Portrait of a City' exhibition yet? If not, we're running a free drop-in curators tour on Wednesday 5 Feb at 13:00 - why not come along and discover more >
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LdnMetArchives Jan 31
Ever wanted to know what life was like in a London 'pea souper'? In February the LMA Book Group will be reading Margery Allingham's 'Tiger in the Smoke' set in the murky world of post war London. Check Eventbrite to find out more >
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LdnMetArchives Jan 30
Replying to @manonplatform
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LdnMetArchives Jan 30
We have a short-term research opportunity for our Recognition of Women Programme, focusing on the history of marginalised groups in the City. If you are interested, email visit@cityoflondon.gov.uk for details / job description. Deadline is Tue 4 Feb
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Vivien Boyes Jan 27
Ouch. Not what you want to see happen. Glad you managed to get a transfer from it.
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LdnMetArchives Jan 24
A timely reminder as to why the project with is such a crucial undertaking. That's actual audio content shedding from the tape, despite being carefully baked beforehand to try and prevent this happening. Looks like we got to this one just in time!
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LdnMetArchives Jan 22
Excited to be making sounds with students Paul and Josie for the next 10 wks, part of a collaborative module aimed at supporting learning around archives. Stay tuned (sorry!) to hear some of the fantastic recordings they are working on
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LdnMetArchives Jan 22
Replying to @LivUniLibrary
C'est la Brie! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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LdnMetArchives Jan 15
LMA is open for research as usual but you can’t order material online today and tomorrow as we’re working on some great catalogue enhancements. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we hope you'll reap the benefits of the upgraded system!
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LdnMetArchives Jan 13
" ... what is initially striking is the intention of the content to be as wholly inclusive as possible". Here, our UOSH volunteer Sarah describes her reaction listening to the teaching resources of the Inner London Education Authority -
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Ondatra iSchoolicus Jan 7
I’ve been waiting for to show these bad boys off! The wonderful found them and sent them to me.
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