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January 2017 Monthly Archives

Eating and Drinking in the Library: Edward Cecil Guinness and Thomas Wall

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Archive Advent Calendar: 10 December 2013 I promised something “dark and racy” yesterday to wash down our Beeton’s Christmas pudding and here it is.  The brewer and philanthropist Edward Cecil Guinness (1847-1927) appears in the Library’s membership records in 1879 when he was the owner of the second largest brewery in the world. An astonishing…

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Victorian Branding: Beeton’s Way

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Introduction Join us for an archival countdown to Christmas as Helen O’Neill,  Archive Heritage and Development Librarian treats us every week-day between now and Christmas Eve to a small tasty nugget from the archive… An archival countdown to Christmas… 9 December 2013 Over the next three weeks join me for an advent calendar with a…

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