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Archives Appeal – Visit from Helen Dunn

As part of our appeal for former staff and students of DMU and predecessors to share their memories with us, we’ve recently hosted former lecturer in knitwear Helen Dunn. Helen studied at Leicester Polytechnic and returned a few years later … Continue reading

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New Catalogues, January 2018

Thanks to the sterling efforts of Gursharan, our Graduate Champion, we have eight new catalogues live on the Archives Hub this month! They are a wide ranging selection of items relating to the history of DMU, fashion, and art. L/011: … Continue reading

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Chic Parisien fashion magazine

Work has been underway in the Archive┬áto improve some existing catalogue descriptions that needed a little more detail. One of the descriptions that has been improved is F/002: Chic Parisien fashion plates. This beautiful set of plates appears to date … Continue reading

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1920s Fashions

One of the things I especially love about my job is when a researcher pops their head in and asks if the archive might have something on their subject – and we do! Then I can sit them down while … Continue reading

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