Category Archives: Today in history

Calling all freshers

Have you collected your official tie? Fancy being a cox? Ready to share with the world your moderate singing voice usually confined to the shower? Well you’re in luck because Welcome Week can meet all your needs. At least it … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Special Collections, Today in history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

International Cat Day 2017

There’s only one thing librarians love more than books* and that’s cats. To celebrate International Cat Day 2017 we thought we’d share photos of our special little furry friends. There’s been some new additions to our brood since last year and … Continue reading

Posted in Meet the team, Today in history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Photo of Abu Simbel temple

One of the many unique pieces the City archive holds is a photographic print of the Abu Simbel temple in Egypt. Taken by A Barton Kent, it was donated to the Northampton Institute Camera club. The photo shows an image … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Special Collections, Today in history | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ms Setsuko Thurlow visits City

Last Week City was privileged to host Ms Setsuko Thurlow who discussed her experiences in Hiroshima in 1945. Ms Setsuko Thurlow was in the UK to receive the Ahmadiyya Muslim Prize for the Advancement of Peace on Saturday. A Canadian … Continue reading

Posted in Today in history | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Celebrating LGTBQ+ History at CityLibrary

This month we have been celebrating UK LGTBQ+ History Month. This year is extra special as it celebrates the 50 year anniversary of the Sexual Offences Bill 1967. This bill saw the legalisation of homosexual acts between consenting males over 21 … Continue reading

Posted in City Law School, School of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Health Sciences, SMCSE, Today in history | Leave a comment