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18th Century Mantua

A report on the conservation of an 18th Century Mantua made of Spitalfields silk, in the collection of Lincolnshire Museums.

An Assessment of the Conservation of a Unicorn Tapestry

Report on the conservation of a Flemish 15th century tapestry at the V&A.

British Agricultural History Society

Promotes the study of agricultural history and the history of the rural economy and society; provides details of events, publications, and membership.

Connected Earth

Tells the story of telecommunications history in Britain.

John Johnson Collection: A Nation of Shopkeepers

Focuses on the John Johnson collection of trade and shop ephemera, dating from 1654 to 1860 and now in the care of the Bodleian Library.

Kirklees Image Archive Samplers

Images of 86 samplers in the collection of Kirklees Museums and Galleries.

Local Population Studies Society

Devoted to the promotion of historical demography in a local context; includes details of membership, conferences, and their book club, with information about their journal and an archive of back issues.

Peter D A Boyd

A collection of articles by the former curator of Shrewsbury Museums, covering an extensive range of subjects - including Darwin country, botany, plants (particularly roses and ferns), garden history, and other subjects.

Pitcairn Islands Study Group

Devoted to the study and history of the Pitcairn Islands, its people, and the mutiny on the Bounty. Includes details of membership and their magazine, resources, and contacts.

Pockets of History

Over 300 tie-on pockets of the 1700 and 1800s from the first survey ever made of women's tie-on pockets surviving in Britain.

Social Housing History

The history of social and council house development.

Society of Jewellery Historians

Formed in 1977 with the aim of stimulating the growing international interest in jewellery of all ages and cultures by publishing new research and by bringing together those seriously interested in the subject.

Stuart Rossiter Trust

Established as a memorial to a prominent British philatelist to support research and publications about postal history in Britain and the world. Includes details of their annual lecture, newsletter, and publications.

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