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Bristol build Britain"s first post-war permanent library.

Bristol build Britain"s first post-war permanent library.

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Published by Printed by Wm. Bayles and Son for The Muncipal Journal in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from The Municipal journal February 23, 1951.

SeriesThe Municipal journal -- February 23, 1951
The Physical Object
Pagination[3]p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18425575M

  Statues are just the beginning — black Britons must reclaim the grand relics of the Empire we helped to build The remnants of Britain’s deadly racist past are all around us, says Johny Pitts. Inside this neoclassical Victorian building resides one of Britain’s oldest museums. The first floor is dedicated entirely to a natural history collection of amazing variety. The Bristol Museum.

Building the Post-war World examines the way in which World War II and the ten years of reconstruction that followed saw the establishment of modern architecture in Britain. It charts the opportunities created by post-war rebuilding showing how the spirit of innovation and experimentation necessary to winning the war found applications in reconstruction.5/5(1). Penguin Books Ltd: Historical and editorial files. Pinney Family papers: Accounts, letter books, family and estate papers of a major merchant family involved in the West Indies trade, including the eighteenth century slave economy, Bristol Moravian Church: diaries, minute books, memoires and congregational library,

Judge Gilbert donated many books from his personal library to start the collection. Postcards were sent to area residents asking for further donations to help build the collection. Since that time, the library has grown and changed. A 5, square foot addition, which now houses most of the library’s collection, was added to the back of the. Bristol Libraries, Bristol, United Kingdom. 2, likes talking about this were here. 27 libraries serving Bristol. This account is monitored during office hours.


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