• A Year in the Archive

    2023 has been a huge year for the EHU Archive (and we have this blog to prove it!). Here’s a look back at the past twelve months in the archive…

  • “The Letters to Mr. Eason”

    Part I: The Letters Recently in the archive, we undertook one of our stocktakes, which is the process of going through each individual item we have and making a note of any repackaging, digitisation, cataloguing needed etc. The stocktake is also a great way of finding some of the exciting (and sometimes mysterious) treasures we…

  • World Friendship Day: Friendship in the Archives

    World Friendship Day is Sunday 30th July 2023. To celebrate we asked PhD student Grace Marks to tell us about her research into friendship. You can also view our curated list of books to celebrate online or in the Libby app. Who am I? My name is Grace Marks, and I am currently researching friendship…

  • FROGMAN! Who, What, Why, and How?!

    (Spoiler: I don’t answer any of these questions) My role at Edge Hill University’s Archive started early 2022 as a researcher. I would use the index cards allocated to students that go as far back as the first cohort in 1885 and investigate their lives using other records in the archive and websites such as…