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As I continue to catalogue the Dryad Collection, some of the books stand out as belonging to a different era of attitudes towards clothes. Smocks for example, may still be around on the fashion catwalks today, but in the Dryad Collection a more traditional working role for the garment is recorded, as well as a […]
Guest post by Ian Swirles, Special Collections Assistant. My name is Ian and I am the Special Collections Assistant at the University of Leicester Library. I support the Archives & Special Collections team by getting books and archive material ready for visitors and groups to view in the Special Collections Reading Room. My role involves […]