Research Collections

Red, White and Blues: Jazz and the United States in the Twentieth Century (6AAH3029/30)

[IMAGE parker_potter_davis_jordan_roach] [Portrait of Charlie Parker, Tommy Potter, Miles Davis, Duke Jordan, and Max Roach, Three Deuces, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 194] Portrait of Charlie Parker, Tommy Potter, Miles Davis, Duke Jordan, and Max Roach at Three Deuces, New York, N.Y., ca. Aug. 1947 from Flickr Commons/Library of Congress (William P. Gottlieb Collection in public domain)
17 Dec 2013
Colin Homiski

No Easy Walk to Freedom: Nelson Mandela in the Archives

[IMAGE Nelson Mandela with Mary Benson] [IMAGE Nelson Mandela with Mary Benson] Within the Institute of Commonwealth Studies collections in Senate House Library is a wealth of material relating to the struggle within, and outside of, South Africa against the apartheid system. With the passing of Nelson Mandela it is timely to highlight parts of the collection relating to Nelson Mandela.
16 Dec 2013
David Clover

Missing out: in praise of the unlived life

An intriguing new book drawing on literature and psychoanalysis explores the all too human fantasies and yearnings for ‘what could have been’. A thoroughly enjoyable read. See also a full book review in the  Guardian .   http://catalogue.libraries.london.ac.uk/record=b3243298*eng  
15 Dec 2012
Mura Ghosh

RLUK Conference Pecha Kucha

Christine Wise, Associate Director, Historic Collections and Keeper of Special Collections at Senate House Libraries, and co-project manager, presented a Pecha Kucha session ‘Applying Collection Management Tools to Real-World collections’ at the RLUK Conference 2012 held in Newcastle earlier this month.  
30 Nov 2012
Nick Woolley

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