The Institute of Historical Research in 2020

The Institute of Historical Research in 2020

  In a busy, difficult, challenging and transformatory year for us all, here’s a look back at selected activities during 2020 from the IHR. Throughout the year, and especially since March, we’ve sought to support historians of all kinds as best we can. In...

The History of Witchcraft in the IHR library’s collections

As part of the lead up to History Day 2017 I asked if I could write a blog post for it, and given that there was the general theme of the supernatural I suggested I would highlight some of the resources readers could find in the Institute of Historical Research’s...
Mexico-United States Relations: the Mexican Revolution 1910-1920

Mexico-United States Relations: the Mexican Revolution 1910-1920

The IHR Library holds a wealth of resources for the history of Mexico-United States relations, covering the period succeeding the Mexican-American War up until the twentieth century. A range of sources, such as, treaties, diaries, autobiographies and letters, are...

Ghanaian History Resources in the Institute’s Library

If you are passing by the Foyle Room on the first floor there is a new display there show-casing some of the library’s items on Ghanaian history covering the last five hundred years. Included are works taken from our Portuguese and Low Countries collections which...