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Archive: 2018

  1. The Pringle Collection

    Our volunteer Paul Carpenter writes about the collection of the late Ian Pringle: The Library is always making new acquisitions. One of the latest and certainly the largest this year,...

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  2. Another Manchester Man

      We have recently acquired a copy of the first book printing of The Manchester Man by Isabella Banks, also known as Mrs G. Linnaeus Banks, or simply Mrs Banks....

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  3. Graven images

    This week on BBC Four Andrew Graham Dixon presents the first of a new series ‘Art, Passion and Power: the Story of the Royal Collection’, featuring the portrait drawings and...

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  4. A Rare Piece of Irish History

    Among the treasures of the Heywood archive is a single-sheet broadside that would be easy to overlook. Yet the item, entitled The Provisional Government to the People of Ireland, is...

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