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Derby Local Studies & Family History Library

Derby Local Studies library

Sadly, we have reached the final post in this series exploring the different collection holders the UOSH Midlands team worked with as part of the UOSH project. Following on from the previous post on Derbyshire Record Office, the last collection holder we examine is the Derby Local Studies and Family History Library. As well as summarising the various […]

Derbyshire Record Office

Derbyshire Record Office

In the penultimate post in this series exploring the different Midlands collection holders involved in the UOSH project, Elizabeth Gray examines the first of two institutions based in the county of Derbyshire. Derbyshire Record Office was one of the larger collection holders the UOSH Midlands team worked with, providing us with over 20 different collections […]

BBC Radio Leicester

BBC Radio Leicester

The UOSH Midlands team was lucky to work with several collections of programmes from BBC Radio Leicester that had been deposited at the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland on behalf of the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Some of these collections have been explored in previous posts, including the In Perspective, Platform, and Digging out the Past […]

Shropshire Archives

Shropshire Archives

After exploring the recordings held by our Staffordshire collection holders in the last two posts, we now move onto the county of Shropshire and the sound recordings held by Shropshire Archives. The archives are located in the county town of Shrewsbury and contain a vast amount of archival material related to the history and administration of the […]

Staffordshire Archives and Heritage

Staffordshire Archives and Heritage

Previously, we have discussed the collections from Keele University that the UOSH Midlands hub has worked with. These have given us a glimpse into the history of Staffordshire. In today’s post, by Elizabeth Gray, we explore the region further by examining collections from Staffordshire Archives and Heritage.  Staffordshire Archives and Heritage was established in 2012 to manage both the Archive […]

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