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  • Collection: Museums Collection

PER 069-L3344_Leicester_1941.pdf
An article on children within museums and how they want to develop children's clubs for over the holidays and for them to be just as important as the Museum's school service. Seems to get people visiting because they were introduced through school or…

A circular from the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society detailing about the setting up of the museum and why. Talks of the benefit of having and museum and why they are going ahead now.

A booklet which details the history of Leicester Museum (New Walk). This begins in the early 19th century and continues to 1949.

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…

Sheet of paper talking about the Ulster museum and its collection. Discusses the founding of the museum and how it has developed over time. Talks about extending and developing collections and about the various exhibits the museums have. Mainly art…

A list of exhibitions occurring at the museum in 1979-80 including Modern Railway Exhibition, Stonehenge Domestic Pottery: A Cag Touring Exhibition and Heritage exhibition. Has brief general information and a map at the back and also includes a ‘what…

941-5082-Fes_Belfast_Official Souvenir Handbook.pdf
A handbook to accompany the various events occurring in Northern Ireland connected to the Festival of Britain. Images in black and white. Various sections on different elements such as the arts and volunteers. Colour advertisements at the back.

A handbook for the museum which includes a floor plan, black and white images, and a description of various rooms and the objects that they have in them. Has an introduction with a history of the museum in. Talks about the French connections with the…

Education_Worksheets_and_Online_Resources - Imogen_Cox - 29th_August_2017_WAV.wav
An oral history interview from Imogen Cox, a learning officer for Leicester Museums. She talks about the development of online resourcesand how the worksheets and trails that are placed online are used within the museum and externally.

Loan_Collections - Imogen_Cox - 29th_August_2017_WAV.wav
An oral history interview from Imogen Cox, a learning officer for Leicester Museums. She talksabout how the loans system stopped in the 1990s and how it requires a lot of staff in order to put on. She also argues that it may be better to have no…
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