All our exhibitions start with research and we are very fortunate in that the Museum has it's own library with thousands of documents, books and archive material.

Our dedicated team of librarians have supported the exhibition team in finding all the fascinating pieces of information that help create the exhibition panels.

  • In particular for this exhibition, the illustrator Nick Ellwood has used the library to find images from the period as reference material and inspiration for his original illustrations.

  • The library team have also been happy to support the University of Huddersfield History students with their extensive research as part of the Nationalisation Timeline project.

  • The team of living history interpreters have also used the library to research the new characters to make sure they are authentic to the period of Nationalisation.

To find out more about the library and doing your own research, click on this link.

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