Exploring E.H. Shepard’s business correspondence

Over the last few months I have steadily been proof reading catalogue records for E.H. Shepard’s business correspondence, greatly enjoying myself and learning new things. What immediately struck me was what this correspondence reveals about Shepard’s impact on the world.  We learn that in the late 1960s the University of Southern Mississippi has started work […]


Online resources

We have changed how we work this year, including how we support our students and researchers. To help you learn about our archives from wherever you are, we’ve created a video demonstrating how to use our online catalogue. This video explains what our online catalogue is and how you can use it effectively to find […]


Online resources

We have changed how we work this year, including how we support our students and researchers. As well as producing videos introducing our collections and delivering presentations and teaching sessions online, we have created the following online resources to help you when using archives: Working with archives explains what archives are and the practicalities of using […]


Navigating the E.H. Shepard Archive

The business correspondence in the E.H. Shepard Archive sometimes refers to illustrations which accompanied the individual letters. Sadly, these items are no longer kept with the letters. So, a little like Bagpuss and the chocolate digestive, I catch sight of an illustration only to have it whisked away almost immediately.  So how has this come […]


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