Tag Archives: architecture

New Cataloguing

We’ve added some fascinating new catalogues to our Epexio site today! D/085: Papers of Janet Reger Lingerie Company               Janet Reger (1935-2005) studied at the School of Corsetry at the Leicester College of Art … Continue reading

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Explore Your Archive day 2: #Religious Archives

Today’s Explore Your Archive hashtag relates to #ReligiousArchives. For this theme I have selected some work by our architectural students of the 1930s, who were required to produce ‘measured drawings’ of local Leicester and Leicestershire buildings. Special Collections holds a … Continue reading

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Then and Now

I was chatting to a researcher recently about how learning about local history has changed his perceptions. Walking around Leicester he sees unfolding around him the city he has read about and seen in old photographs and maps: a building rises … Continue reading

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