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Charles Booth’s London

This post has been reposted from the LSE website to highlight this exciting new resource. Charles Booth's Inquiry Into the Life and Labour of the People in London was a path-breaking investigation into the social conditions faced by Londoners living in the...

Hope and Fear in a box

This post was written by Richard Espley, Head of Modern Collections at Senate House Library. It is part of a series of blog posts on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections, as part of the Being Human festival and History Day 2016. Joanna...

Hope and Fear: William Belcher in 1914

This post was written by Naomi Percival, Special Collections Librarian at Brunel University London. It forms part of a series of blog posts on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections, as part of the Being Human festival in advance of History Day...

Fear and Loathing in Deptford

This post was written by David Luck, Senior Archivist at the London Metropolitan Archives. It forms part of a series of blog posts on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections, as part of the Being Human festival. Throwing ‘Fear’ into our revamped...

Fear at the Wellcome Library

This post was written by Danny Rees, Assistant Engagement Officer at the Wellcome Library. It is part of a series of images on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections to coincide with the Being Human festival. Is this the face of a terrified man?...

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