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Rehabilitating John Summerland

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:21:00 +0000

Continuity and change at the Retreat

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:19:00 +0000

Slow and Steady Wins the Pace

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:53:00 +0000

Keeping Up the Pace (and Sims) at the Borthwick

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:31:00 +0000

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Easter and May Bank Holiday service

Wednesday 25 March 2015

The main searchroom will be closed across several days for the Easter break and May Bank holidays.

Work Experience placements

Thursday 26 February 2015

The Borthwick Institute for Archives has an opportunity for University of York students interested in buildings history to work in a stimulating and fast-paced environment.

Searchroom Closure

Friday 6 February 2015

During the morning on Monday 9 February the searchroom will be closed due to a general staff meeting.

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