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A Brief Compendium of Named and Unnamed Objects

(29th January – 3rd March 2018) Artist, Dr Michele Allen has installed a small exhibition of her work in the Library at the Great North Museum: Hancock. The exhibition features a selection of photographs along with selected items from the archives of the Natural History Society of Northumbria. Michele will also exhibit a handmade book, which she has been working on with the volunteer book binders at the Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle.

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World War I in the Archives

Volunteer Ashleigh Jackson has been researching WWI for her summer placement. Ashleigh is a History and English Literature undergraduate student from the University of Edinburgh.

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Bringing the Archive to Life

Thanks to Heritage Lottery Fund, 120 primary school children came to the NHSN and the Great North Museum: Hancock in one day in one visit!

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