Supporting Early-Career Historians: The Victoria County History

Supporting Early-Career Historians: The Victoria County History

This post was written by Adam Chapman, the General Editor of the Victoria County History, and Lecturer in Medieval History at the Institute of Historical Research. [Working for the VCH] sparked my long-forgotten childhood curiosity around the history of place, what...
Why not Narrate History Backwards?

Why not Narrate History Backwards?

By Daniel Snowman, Senior Fellow, IHR This is the second in a series of three blog pieces by IHR Senior Fellow, Daniel Snowman, raising provocative issues about how we regard and memorialise what we think of as ‘history’. These will be published monthly....
IHR library survey 2022

IHR library survey 2022

Thanks to those of you who completed the recent IHR library survey. It has been nice to see from the comments how much the library is valued. People indicated high levels of satisfaction for the collections, open-access study space and the helpfulness of library...
Environmental History in the IHR Library’s Collections

Environmental History in the IHR Library’s Collections

This post was written by Michael Townsend, Collections and Metadata Librarian at the Institute of Historical Research Library. The library has recently published a new collection guide about environmental history. Here researchers can get an overview of the resources...