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The school books of Thomas Skaife

Thu, 07 May 2015 14:44:00 +0000

'Who Do You Think You Are? Live!' 16-18 April 2015

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:39:00 +0000

Project Genesis takes root!

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:24:00 +0000

A breath of fresh air….

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:00:00 +0000

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Searchroom Closure

Wednesday 6 May 2015

During the morning on Monday 11 May the searchroom will be closed due to a general staff meeting.

Disruption to document production

Friday 24 April 2015

On Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 April there may be some disruption to our original document production service.

Reduced Service April 23rd to May 8th

Thursday 9 April 2015

Due to essential work on our air handling system, the search-room and microfilm room at the Borthwick Institute will be closed from Thursday April 23rd.

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