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Recent Acquisitions: Industrial Britain and reform movements

Here are a selection of recent acquisitions to York University’s Special Collections related to Industrial Britain and social reform movements.
Octavia Hill‘s Homes of the London Poor is a reprint of a series of articles originally published in the Fortnightly review and … Continue reading

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Favourite fonds : Joyce Wieland

To mark what would have been her 80th birthday, the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections is highlighting the contributions of artist Joyce Wieland.
Wieland, who passed away in 1998 was  a painter, textile artist and film-maker. She is perhaps best … Continue reading

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