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Our Documents in the Legacy Collection

The largest part of the Legacy Collection will be the 20237 documents we have accumulated since the opening of the University. Official Publications used to have its own dedicated area in the University Library, with a counter service to help

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7 Things I learned as an Archival Volunteer

Before reading through the points, I should say that these are my personal and scattered experiences. I am sure everyone has their own different experience or others that they wish to add to the list, which makes me think, it

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Volunteering at the University of Sussex Library

Hello, my name is Shima and this February I started volunteering at the Legacy Collection here at the University of Sussex. I am a current PhD student, who is aiming vigorously to submit my thesis soon, fingers crossed! For the

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Hidden Treasures of Ordinary Life

Hello, I’m Julie and I’ll be writing future blog posts as Jo Baines has left Sussex for pastures new. One of the major tasks with the items in the Legacy Collection and the other material in our Documents Collection is

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