Monthly Archives: September 2010

Time Capsule

A few days ago I answered a phone call from Craig McGuicken, Curator with Derry City Council’s Heritage and Museums Service. He told me that while doing building work on the Derry Guildhall a work crew had found a time capsule … Continue reading

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Well Noted

During my training at West Dean College I worked on several books that had never been opened let alone actually read. To my delight this book is not one of those, this was what I saw when I opened to … Continue reading

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A Fork in the Road

The Derry and Raphoe Diocesan Library Project is a 3.5 year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. When Jenny Jarvis (Project Director and Chief Conservator) arrived in Derry she had a space for a workshop and a budget to … Continue reading

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Transplanted Texan

My name is Kristi, I am the newest member of the Derry and Raphoe Diocesan Library Project in Derry, Northern Ireland. One of the projects I have decided to take on during my one year internship sponsored by ICON and the Heritage … Continue reading

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