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New accessions July 2014
July saw the arrival of some beautiful and fascinating manuscripts. Ripon Cathedral has deposited two letters patent with us from the reign of James I. The earliest, dating from 2 August 1604, is a...
Exciting find in the Joseph Wood archives
Joseph Wood (1760-1821) was born in Newhouse, Yorkshire. He grew up as part of a Quaker community and became a well-travelled, Quaker minister. The illustration shows the beautiful, bright, back ...
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LULSpColl: RT @BigBookend: Our latest blog article in the Forgotten Leeds series rediscovers crime fiction novelist, John Wainwright by Paul... http:/…
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