Monthly Archives: June 2016

A College Responds to the Spanish ‘Flu Outbreak of 1918-19

Archaeologists – at least the ones in our archives – had a knack forĀ using whatever came to hand for their own purposes. This often leads to the preservation of surprising nuggets of social history wedged in between the archaeological research, … Continue reading

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Repurposing the lantern slide way

One of our volunteers spotted this in one of the Institute’s lantern slide boxes and called it to our attention: What was it that attracted his interest? Was it the little round label ‘6054’ which indicated that the slide had … Continue reading

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