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Sources of business and industrial history in the Leeds Archives Department

Leeds (England). Archives Department.

Sources of business and industrial history in the Leeds Archives Department

by Leeds (England). Archives Department.

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Published by City Council, Leisure Services, Libraries in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] J.M. Collinson.
ContributionsCollinson, J M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14073177M

Classics has been a part of the University of Leeds from the very beginning: the Chairs of Latin and Greek date from , the year in which the University of Leeds became an independent body. Whilst retaining our traditional focus and expertise around Greek and Roman language and literature, we have since branched out into other exciting areas. After a few years, classics, modern literature and history were added to the science subjects being offered and the Yorkshire College of Science became simply the Yorkshire College. In , the College combined with the School of Medicine and three years later the two Leeds-based institutions joined forces with Owens College Manchester, and.

Pages in category "History of Leeds" The following 39 pages are in this category, out of 39 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The museum also illustrates the history of cinema projections, including the first moving pictures taken in Leeds, as well as s silent movies. During the regular' working weekends' several exhibits are operated including water wheels, a steam engine and the great spinning 'mules'.

History is both a subject and an academic discipline. Students of history attempt to reconstruct and explain the past through the study of its residues, using critical skills and insights particular to the historical profession or drawn from other disciplines. The Leeds School of History is a large research-led department. News in ‘Business & Economy, Working with Business’ M&S Company Archive to open at University The M&S Company Archive, containing more t items, has now been permanently relocated to the sq ft, three-storey building from its previous London home.


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A number of published sources relating to the history of the University are available for reference in the Special Collections reading room.

Special Collections also holds material that, although not officially part of the University Archive, covers many aspects of the University's history, including archives of named individuals such as Edward. As well as photos there are also 5, playbills from the library collections offering a unique view of theatre life in Leeds from to the s.

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