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Cornwall and the Archives

  Blog by Roelie Reed During a recent visit to Cornwall, I visited St Enodoc Church, Trebetherick. The church itself was well worth the visit; it was built in 1430 but parts of it date back to the 12thC, as does its font. … Continue reading

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Pictures and Poetry of the Himalayas

Two days ago, we discovered a small box of lantern slides in the archive, which had previously escaped our notice.   The unprepossessing brown cardboard cover with pencil markings revealed six stunningly beautiful images of the Himalayas and Baltoro glacier. … Continue reading

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Mystery Photograph

Some of the old photographs and glass plate negatives in our archive have no labels and we are having trouble working out where they were taken. Do you recognize this British seaside town? The glass plate photograph was taken in … Continue reading

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Stuart Piggott’s Lunatics

I’ve been working on the Stuart Piggott archive, in particular with his drafts and correspondence about his book The Druids. His attempt in trying to discover what Druids were really like rather than continuing some of the myths that existed … Continue reading

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Stuart Piggott’s Letters from India and Tibet

In October of last year, an opportunity arose to examine the archive of Stuart Piggott. Having had long-standing interests in archaeology and history (especially in those relating to India and South Asia), I eagerly took the chance to explore documents … Continue reading

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