Monthly Archives: July 2015

Online Exhibition of DMU Prospectuses

DMU Archives has a near-complete collection of prospectuses for the institution, beginning in 1897 (we are missing the years 1870-1896). These are an invaluable resource for information about course content, timetabling, administrative structure, student activities, the names of staff, and photographs of … Continue reading

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Riveria Style in Kimberlin Library

Riviera Style is an exhibition curated by De Montfort University’s Dr. Christine Boydell (Critical & Contextual Studies) and featuring the collections of Leicestershire County Council. Riviera Style will be on display at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London until … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing and Corrections

This morning I have arrived to find two separate pieces of correspondence informing me that I have omitted a family member in two different biographies on the Archives Hub. As well as being amused by the coincidence of having two … Continue reading

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DMU Graduations

This week DMU graduations are underway. To celebrate I have taken a look at what the archive holds about graduations. As an institution, DMU could not grant degrees for most of its history. Students of the Leicester Municipal Technical and Art … Continue reading

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