Monthly Archives: March 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

To celebrate #IWD2019, in collaboration with the DMU’s Equality and Diversity Team, we have created a display to acknowledge the invaluable contributions made by female staff and students at DMU and its predecessors through their work and commitment to various … Continue reading

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#WorldBookDay 2019

Special Collections looks after a range of rare books and journals as well as our archive and object holdings. Did you know we have a small number of early printed books, dating from 1474 to 1799? The subject matter of … Continue reading

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Special Collections catalogues

A reminder that you will find our catalogues here:

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Stroud Cornock Remembered

Earlier this week, on the 26th of February, Professor Stroud Cornock passed away. Having worked for both the Leicester College of Art and Leicester Polytechnic, we felt we should share some of his achievements from his time at DMU’s predecessors. … Continue reading

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149 Years of DMU

Classes at the Leicester School of Art started on 1st March 1870 – 149 years ago! Have you ever wondered how the School of Art became De Montfort University? This chart should help: Special Collections recently launched an appeal for … Continue reading

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