Month: January 2015

And… we’re off!

Posted on 23 January 2015 by annawoodham

By Anna Woodham, Co-Investigator, University of Birmingham This Tuesday saw the first meeting of the project team and the Advisory Board to formally kick-start the Family Archive research project. We are all really excited to get started on our individual case studies and start planning our project events! Keep reading this blog for updates and
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Family Heirlooms in the Past

Posted on 12 January 2015 by Vicky Crewe

By Vicky Crewe, Principal Investigator, Cardiff University     Objects can carry powerful meanings, not least when they’re transformed from ordinary ‘things’ into family heirlooms. People often hold onto family items long after they’ve ceased to be useful or fashionable, treasuring them because they’re tangible links to people and places that are long gone. In
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