Category Archives: Newcastle University

Armstrong College Commemorations

Over the next few months, interns and volunteers on the Reflections project will write a few blog posts to discuss their experience working on the project and some of the research materials they have uncovered. This time Northumbria University intern Abbie … Continue reading

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Education throughout the War

Throughout the First World War there was a concerted effort to keep the educational purpose of the library intact. At the start of the war, one of the Lit and Phils earliest contributions to the war effort was to lend … Continue reading

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My Experiences of Working on the Reflections Project

Over the next few months, interns and volunteers on the Reflections project will write a few blog posts to discuss their experience working on the project and some of the research materials they have uncovered. This time volunteer Carol Chapelhow … Continue reading

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Women and Education

Durham University first awarded degrees to women in 1895. For Armstrong College in Newcastle (now Newcastle University) the war brought many challenges. The Armstrong building, the Hatton gallery and surrounding buildings and area were taken over to accommodate a military … Continue reading

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