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Christmas in the Legacy Collection: Food, Festivals and Seasonal Satire

Today, let’s take a look at some of the Christmas-related material held within the Legacy Collection…well, we think it’s Christmassy – let us know if you agree 😀 (Christmas) Recipes during World War Two We’ve been working on listing official

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False Witness: The Harvey Matusow Library in the Legacy Collection

  Following on from our last post about Rosey Pool’s library, today we’re going to take a look at another sequence of books in the Legacy Collection: Harvey Matusow’s library. Harvey Marshall Matusow (1926 – 2002) is one of those

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Black and Unknown Bards: The Rosey Pool Library in the Legacy Collection

Today we’re going to take a look at one of the other, non-document, areas of the Legacy Collection: Rosey Pool’s library. The Rosey Pool books are, if I’m honest, pretty much my favourite collection in the whole of Sussex Library.

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New perspectives: The Legacy Collection and the Holocaust

A belated Happy New Year from Collection Development! We hope you’ve had a good break and are looking forward to the year ahead. Wednesday January 27 was Holocaust Memorial Day across the UK; it encourages everyone to remember victims of

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From Bonfires to Beaches: The Legacy Collection and Brighton Societies

Last week saw the nearby town of Lewes turn into a fire-filled wonderland to celebrate Bonfire Night. Lewes is really unique in that it’s home to not one, not two but seven Bonfire Societies (this, apparently, is small compared to

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First post: The Legacy Collection and the Labour Party

Hello there! This blog is about creating a brand new collection of material – the Legacy Collection –  within the University of Sussex Library. You can find out more about the collection here, as well as details of how to

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