The Hidden Survivors of Pre-War Coventry

The Hidden Survivors of Pre-War Coventry

By Joe Chick Join Joe Chick as he takes to the streets of Coventry with the ‘History of England’s Places’ App to find the city that was there before the bombs. On my first two walks, I explored the towns of Kenilworth (Warws.) and Colchester (Essex)....
Jumbo and the Roman Circus – Colchester Over Two Millennia

Jumbo and the Roman Circus – Colchester Over Two Millennia

By Joe Chick Take a walk around the historic sites of Colchester in Essex with the aid of the Victoria County History’s ‘A History of English Places’ App. Welcome to the second of several posts exploring the use of the Victoria County History‘s (VCH), ‘A History of...
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....
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,...