IHR@Manchester

IHR@Manchester

By Philip Carter On 25 June the Institute headed to the north-west for IHR@Manchester, a day research workshop for early career historians and History librarians. The day was jointly organised with the John Rylands Research Institute and held in the Historic Reading...
History Day 2018: Call for Papers and Save the Date

History Day 2018: Call for Papers and Save the Date

We are excited to announce that our sixth annual History Day will take place on 27 November 2018. The event is aimed at postgraduate and undergraduate students, academics, early career and private researchers who are looking for advice on how to find and make best use...

History Day 2016

What is History Day? And how can it help your research? Historical research requires a rich ecosystem of libraries, archives, associations, publishers and other organisations to flourish. Part of the process of becoming a historian, or understaking research with a...

Private libraries of the rich and poor

Much of our cultural heritage owes a large debt of thanks to private collectors of manuscripts, incunabula and printed material; to those individuals who were interested in the accumulation of knowledge and the preservation of our literary history, and who saw fit to...