University of Sussex Special Collections and Mass Observation Archive Blog

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Archive for March, 2014

People in Special Collections: John Kipling



Last Wednesday, at very short notice, I helped Fiona deliver a selection of documents to Batemans, in preparation for a royal visit. Part of the previous day had been spent reading through these documents, and selecting three letters for Fiona to discuss with HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Through this selection, I […]

Asa Briggs Internship with University of Sussex Special Collections: First Two Weeks



It’s hard to believe that I’ve only been working with Special Collections for two weeks; I feel like I’ve learnt so much already. Getting to know the team through hands-on experience has been great. Highlights have included supporting Fiona, Kirsty and Rose deliver workshops with university students. And shadowing a session led by Suzanne, which […]