Monthly Archives: April 2015

International Dance Day 2015

DMU Archives has many sources which illuminate the history of dance teaching at DMU and its predecessors. A BA Hons in Performing Arts was first offered by Leicester Polytechnic in the 1978/79 academic year. It was taught by the Department of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

To celebrate the 451st birthday of playwright William Shakespeare, here are some illustrations which were inspired by the Bard, from the 1960 Leicester College of Art Diary . The students of the College collaborated on an annual diary from the … Continue reading

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New Archives Display in Kimberlin Library

A selection of material from the Archives has gone on exhibition in the staircase display case (leading down to the lower ground floor). The theme is ‘Did You Know’ and the exhibition examines some lesser-known facts about DMU history. For example, did … Continue reading

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New Student Volunteer

A History student from DMU has started volunteering in the Archive. David is currently volunteering in another archive and hopes to broaden his skillset by working here too. For my part an extra pair of hands is always welcome! Volunteers … Continue reading

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New Archives Catalogues Available

DMU Archives catalogues are available through the Archives Hub website. New additions for March are: D/049: Papers of Albert Christopherson, Head of the Department of Graphic Design (here). D/010: Photographs of classes and events, Leicester Colleges of Art and Technology and … Continue reading

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