Advise the Wohl Library and Archive

Advise the Wohl Library and Archive

Are you an early-career researcher? Would you like to help shape the development of the Wohl Library of the Institute of Historical Research? We’re looking for an ECR to join the library and archive’s Advisory Committee. Since 1921, the IHR library and archives...
Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

By Matthew Shaw There have been numerous acts of commemoration for the centenary of the First World War. Many of these have undoubtedly chimed in meaningful ways with the public’s imagination or emotion, such as Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of...

Home in the IHR library: inventories in the library collection

For the IHR Winter Conference on Home: New Histories of Living we are highlighting some relevant sources in the IHR library. Inventories of furniture and possessions are especially well represented in our large collection of primary printed material, a fascinating way...