Provenance of the Wohl Library Collections

Provenance of the Wohl Library Collections

This post was written by Alex Kither, graduate trainee library assistant at the IHR library from September 2020 to July 2021. On July 8, 2021, we celebrated the centenary of the Institute of Historical Research. The date marked one hundred years of lectures, seminars,...
New resources for IHR library members

New resources for IHR library members

This post was written by Barbara Roberts, Marco Spreafico and Kate Wilcox at the IHR Wohl Library Membership of the IHR library is open to all and free of charge. Readers can join and renew online, and membership cards can be collected or posted. Membership gives...
History Day at DCDC

History Day at DCDC

Kate Wilcox from the IHR’s Wohl Library and Argula Rublack from Senate House Library reflect on the recent collaboration with The National Archives, RLUK, and Jisc to bring History Day to the Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference....
Approaching a Century of Modern French History at the IHR

Approaching a Century of Modern French History at the IHR

Andrew WM Smith, Charlotte Faucher and Ludivine Broch discuss changing approaches to the Modern French History seminar to adapt to the online format. They also highlight the value of the historic seminar registers in the IHR archive for understanding the study of...
French history in the IHR archive and library

French history in the IHR archive and library

The Society for the Study of French History has generously funded a project to highlight our archive collections in the area of French history. It has included cataloguing and selective digitisation of materials as well as the creation of a guide to the Anglo-French...
Mapping the Modern City in the IHR Library Collections

Mapping the Modern City in the IHR Library Collections

This post was written by Alex Kither, Graduate Library Assistant Trainee at the Institute of Historical Research Library. The new Modern History Collections guide covers a broad range of historical sources from the late eighteenth century through to the present day....