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Philip_French_29th August 2017.mp3
An oral history interview from Philip French, Curator of Leicester History in Leicester Museums.He talks about his role within the museum and how it has changed and also how exhibitions and collections within Newarke Houses especially have developed.…

What_is_a_Community - Linda_Harding-30th_August_2017.wav
An oral history interview from Linda Harding, Outreach Officer at Leicester Museum. Discussion about how a community is a group of people with things in common.

Job_Description - Linda_Harding-30th_August_2017_.wav
An oral history interview from Linda Harding, Outreach Officer at Leicester Museum.She discusses her role in depth along such as putting on exhibitions inside and outside of the museum (in special cases in libraries, the development of dementia boxes…

Exhibitions_Linda_Harding-30th_August_2017.wav
An oral history interview from Linda Harding, Outreach Officer at Leicester Museum.She talks about the temporary exhibitions that are put on in the museum and how they try to represent the community as much as possible.

Museum_Purpose - Philip_French_29th August 2017.wav
An oral history interview from Philip French, Curator of Leicester History in Leicester Museums.He talks about how museums need to 'educate and entertain' and how although certain aspects have developed and changed (such as interpretation), the…

FAIR_AP15SHR_Shrewsbury_ShrewsburArtGallery.pdf
An exhibition booklet for the Pictures from Shropshire Houses exhibit. This exhibition was displayed in conjunction with the Festival of Britain. Contains a foreword by R. H. Urwick, a general introduction by Mary Woodall and a catalogue of art works…

PER 069-L3344_Leicester_Bulletin1942.pdf
An article talking about how museums need to keep up with the pace of the world. Discusses how the museum, during the war, put on exhibitions about digging and growing to help those people in the community know what to do. The idea of the museum…

MUS-L-3-35_Leicetser_PressInformationSheet1988.pdf
25th June to 11th December 1988 – India comes alive at Leicester Museums. Arts of Gujarat. Crafts but also everyday life in Gujarat. Talk of how the collection was acquired and the significance of this collection within Britain. The different…

MUS-L-2-10_Leicester_LeicesterHuntingPictures.pdf
Exhibition booklet 26th May – 29th July 1951 on ‘Leicestershire Hunting Pictures’ – an exhibition talking about the tradition of hunting within Leicestershire. Images (black and white). Foreword by Colin D. B. Ellis talking about this…

FAIR_AP15ROY_LeamingtonSpa_ArtTreasuresofWarwickshire.pdf
An exhibition booklet on Art Treasures from Warwickshire. Has a catalogue of items included in the exhibition and a brief introduction on the festival and the purpose of the current exhibition. Introduction written by Mayor Oswald Rae Davidson.…
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