A Preview of History Day 2021: Environmental History and more

A Preview of History Day 2021: Environmental History and more

This blog post was written by Kate Wilcox (Institute of Historical Research) and Argula Rublack (Senate House Library) co-organisers of History Day. History Day is a free, one-day event which brings people interested in history together with history collections from...
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...
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,...
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....
Western Diplomatic Sources and the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Western Diplomatic Sources and the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

This post was written by Michael Townsend, Collections and Metadata Librarian at the Institute of Historical Research Library. On the lower ground floor of the Institute, readers can find the library’s International Relations collection. While the bulk of the titles...