Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Christmas War Cake

As reported here our big open day at The Met last month was a huge success! Visitors flocked through the doors to view the artwork and learn more about our Heritage Lottery Project: Bury Remembers the First World War. Taking … Continue reading

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Displaying ‘Christmas Past’

To celebrate Christmas in the archives this year we have created two festive displays using a selection of documents chosen from four separate collections. We decided on two seasonal themes: Christmas Cards & Greetings and Christmas Entertainment. In our first … Continue reading

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An early Christmas present for the Centre for Cultural Collections.

  What began as a routine family history enquiry to the Centre for Cultural Collections (CfCC)┬áresulted in our donation of the month! Sheena Jarvis is a customer of ours who is resident in the USA. After working with our wonderful … Continue reading

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History told through objects.

    Over the last year-as part of our preparations for┬ádisplays and events commemorating the First World War-I have come across a book called ‘A HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN 100 OBJECTS’- Published in association with the Imperial … Continue reading

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