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William Penn: commemorations and curios

30 July 2018 is the 300th anniversary of the death of William Penn. He is widely-known as the founder of the American colony of Pennsylvania in 1681, on land given to him by Charles II in payment of a debt … Continue reading

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A little treasure trove for a Monday: some highlights from our latest display

Our latest display in the reading room is something of a salmagundi. We decided to pick out a selection of the items donated to the Library‚Äôs visual resources collection over the past twelve months, just to demonstrate the wide range … Continue reading

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