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...

Fighting fire with the sucking worm fire engine

This post was written by Heather Rowland, Head of Library and Collections at the Society of Antiquaries of London. 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...

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...