A Farm in February – reading the agricultural past in a picture

A Farm in February – reading the agricultural past in a picture

By Adam Chapman   What histories can we read in a landscape? How have people and communities been shaped by the places they occupy? Dr Adam Chapman, of the Centre for the History of People, Place and Community, and Editor of the Victoria County History (VCH)...
London is Calling

London is Calling

By Philip Carter The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) now gives you easy access to more than 1,200 Masters and PhD theses on the history of London. Using the Bibliography’s Advanced Search, you can explore metropolitan dissertations by title,...
Getting Muddy: The IHR Wohl Library Mudlark

Getting Muddy: The IHR Wohl Library Mudlark

By Catherine Clarke and Matt Shaw IHR staff recently embarked on a ‘mudlark’ in the IHR Wohl Library, hunting for hidden treasures relating to the River Thames. With thirty minutes on the clock, colleagues searched the collections (without the aid of catalogues), then...
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...