Month: August 2015

A story from the archive: A Royal Visit and the Suffragette

Posted on 19 August 2015 by Judith Dray

In Cardiff University’s Institutional Archive there is a volume described as, ‘Royal visit, 1912 (also earlier royal visits, openings of various college buildings and degree ceremonies 1912 – 1918)’ [Ref.: UCC/CV/3]. Among other fascinating snippets, this volume contains several newspaper cuttings of the King and Queen’s visit to Cardiff in June 1912. During this visit,
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Another perspective on a tragedy: the value of archives

Posted on 4 August 2015 by Sian Collins

At Cardiff University we have many fascinating records and photographs in the archives and we have enjoyed sharing some of them via Twitter and our Blog over the last few months. We hope they have been fun, entertaining and informative. However, we also have items that are incredibly moving and stop us in our tracks.
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