Behind the Scenes LGBT Tour of the Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

Locations
Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, Lower Ground Floor, Muirhead Tower
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops
Date(s)
Tuesday 18th February 2014 (12:10-13:00)
Contact

E-mail special-collections@bham.ac.uk to book your place.

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Sign up for a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections, viewing the reading room, conservation studio and the strongrooms where manuscripts dating back to the 6th Century are stored in specialist temperature-controlled climates.

You’ll be able to view a selection if LGBT-related rare books and archives, including a signed copy of Radclyffe Hall’s book; Oscar Wilde and Noël Coward material; Walt Whitman’s poems; and drawings by Gladys Calthorp.

The catalogue detailing love letters from Radclyffe Hall to Evguenia Souline will be launched during this tour.

FREE, booking essential